"The soul of religion is one, but it is encased in a multitude of forms."
"If we don't confess Christ we become just a compassionate NGO/ "
"Let’s hope we get home soon – – I’m running out of socks!"
Cardinal Timothy Dolan
"I’m just a pilgrim beginning the last part of his journey on earth. "
Pope Benedict XVI's final words given from the balconey of Castel Gandolfo
"First Sight means you can see what really is there, and Second Thoughts mean thinking about what you are thinking. "
Terry Pratchett, author
"I do not at all understand the mystery of grace - only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us. "
"Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law – for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. "
President Obama during his inaugural address
"Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive. "
"I was raised in the Catholic faith, but now consider myself a follower of both Jesus and the Buddha. "
HartfordFAVS writer Bill Williams
"Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous. "
from "The World as I See It"