"Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions."
Dag Hammarskjöld (via zenhumanism)
“I’d like to think of Carl Fredricksen living out his days selling balloons at Disneyland. I think they should have a walk around character like this!”
"Show me a religion where you always get to do what you want and I’ll show you a pretty shabby, lazy religion. Something not worth living or dying for, or even getting up in the morning for."
"The connection between art and Christ is like the connection between sunlight and the sun. It is, in fact, the connection between Sonlight and the Son."
Peter Kreeft (via eternallyadoring)
Lincoln cathedral (south entance).
(From a sketch by) Robert Garland, Frontispiece from Winkles’s architectural and picturesque illustrations of the cathedral churches of England and Wales vol. 2, by Benjamin Winkles (engraver), with descriptions by Thomas Moule, London, 1838.
"When folks ask me about intercession of the saints, I like saying this: In prayer, we always go to Jesus. Sometimes we bring friends with us."
Cardinal Dolan (via catholicgeek)
In my own humble opinion…
The only thing worse than being political is being “apolitical”.
"If you were to ask me why I dwell among green mountains,
I should laugh silently; my soul is serene.
The peach blossom follows the moving water;
There is another heaven and earth beyond the world of men."
Li Po, “Conversation in the Mountains”, as translated in Robert Payne’s The White Pony: An Anthology of Chinese Poetry (via thehiddenabyss)