The “Imitation of Christ” on Detachment

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 30, 2015 | No Comments

Never desire special praise or love, for that belongs to God alone Who has no equal. Never wish that anyone’s affection be centered in you, nor let yourself be taken up with the love of anyone, but let Jesus be in you and in every good man. Be pure and free within, unentangled with any creature. You must bring to…

The Quiet Heart

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 22, 2015 | No Comments

Dogs live most of life in Quiet Heart. Humans life mostly next door in Desperate Heart. Now and then will do you good to live in our zip code. ——————– You’re still not in Quiet Heart if in a crowd. Pack of dogs can be calm, but not often pack of humans. If TV is on, is not Quiet Heart….

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Albert Einstein Quotes

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 20, 2015 | No Comments

The world is a dangerous place. Not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it. Thinking is hard work. That’s why so few do it. There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle….

Dante on Moral Neutrality

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 15, 2015 | No Comments

The hottest places of Hell are reserved for those who in times of great moral crises maintain their neutrality. ~Medieval poet, Dante Alleghieri (1265-1531)

Jesus, Angel of Great Counsel

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 9, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; Upon those who lived in a land of gloom a light has shone. For a child is born to us, a son is given to us; upon his shoulder dominion rests. They name him Wonder-Counselor, God-Hero, Father-Forever, Prince of Peace. His dominion is vast and forever peaceful. (Isaiah…

Walt Disney on Getting Started

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 8, 2015 | No Comments

The way get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Jean Pierre de Caussade on Purity of Heart

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 7, 2015 | No Comments

If we wish to enjoy an abundance of blessings, we have only one thing to do: purify our hearts by emptying them of all desire for created things and surrender ourselves wholly to God. By doing this we shall get all we want. Let others, Lord, ask you for all sorts of gifts. But I, my Lord, ask for one thing only:…

Wisdom with Wonder

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 5, 2015 | No Comments

For a dog, the world is an ever-expanding carnival of mysteries. Every new experience enchants, and every morning is full of promise. As children, we share that attitude, but we evict it when we become adults, as if the knowledge that comes with experience needs to occupy that particular chamber of the mind, as if wonder must make way for…

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Purpose

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 3, 2015 | No Comments

So how to find your purpose? First, ask self what you enjoy doing most. If answer is not criminal activity, might be your purpose. If answer is “eat, drink, sleep, party, shop,” you do not understand question. Purpose means what you contribute. Looking cool is not contribution. Ask self what people you admire most. Maybe what you admire them doing is what…

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