Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Joan Chittister on small actions
Every spiritual master in every tradition talks about the significance of small things in a complex world. Small actions in social life, small efforts in the spiritual life, small moments in the personal life. All of them become great in the long run, the mystics say, but all of them look like little or nothing in themselves. Joan Chittister (sorry, no other source given)
You can read a much more extended extract from the Joan Chittister book In the Heart of the Temple on one of my older blogs, The Daily Writer.
In her writing, Chittister is sometimes a bit dense, but give her time to make sense to you, and she will(!)