Associates of the Sisters of Bon Secours

Daily Reflection

Today's Reflection: Our Deepest Calling

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Our deepest calling is to grow into

our own authentic self-hood…

to find our path of authentic

service in the world.
~Parker Palmer

  • January 18

    I was walking down the street in New York City one day, when I heard a woman’s voice saying, “I was very sick all winter.”  Intrigued, I turned around and saw the woman handing a street person, sitting on the … Continue reading

  • January 17

    Waiting tests our grit and faith, and anything else we have on the line.  We activate every nerve in us to move, to do something–and then we wait.  But if we wait a little longer with patience and endurance, we … Continue reading

  • January 16

    From the deep well of silence, joy is constantly bubbling up and flowing out. Practice reveals that we are immersed in that joy. Practice also reveals what is blocking the flow. Gunilla Norris

  • January 15

    The fragrance always remains on the hand that gives the rose. Mahatma Gandhi

  • January 14

    Find a place inside you where there is joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell

  • January 13

    Gratitude is a flower that blooms in noble souls. Pope Francis

  • January 12

    When we understand how precious each moment is, we can treat each breath, each moment, as a newborn baby. Michelle McDonald

  • January 11

    Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge. Winston Churchill

  • January 10

    I am a point of light within a greater Light. I am a strand of loving energy within the stream of Love divine. I am a point of sacrificial fire focused within the fiery will of God. And thus I … Continue reading

  • January 9

    Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less. C.S. Lewis

  • January 8

    For behold, the Kingdom of Heaven is within you. Jesus, in Luke 17:21

  • January 7

    What would you do, how do you think you’d behave, if you could see God or feel God with you right now– literally, physically, right here? The Sacred One. The Holy. Right here, right now. Bo Lozoff

  • January 6

    To see in each and every one a child of God… can in many cases– perhaps in most cases– only be found by the light of faith. St. Katharine Drexel

  • January 5

      The power of kindness…

We are called by God and sent by the Church to reproduce in ourselves:
Christ healing... Christ consoling... Christ always aware of the needs of others.