rise above

“Since happiness is nothing other than the enjoyment of the highest good,
and since the highest good is above,
no one can be happy unless he rises above himself,
not by an ascent of the body, but of the heart.”

St. Bonaventure


(a March beach sky / Julie Cook / 2021)

The cross, the primary symbol of our faith,
invites us to see grace where there is pain;
to see resurrection where there is death.

Henri Nouwen

7 comments on “rise above

  1. Reblogged this on Talmidimblogging and commented:

    Excellent quotes, and a sweet picture!! 🙂

  2. atimetoshare.me says:

    What a fantastic sky. Are you at the beach?

  3. I once rose above myself. Found a whole lot of places I forgot to dust. 🙂

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