Quote of the Day
Authors Categories Blog Quote Maker Videos
 

Joan D. Chittister Quotes: I begin to understand as never before that holiness is made of dailiness, of living life as it comes to me, not as I insist it be.
         

I begin to understand as never before that holiness is made of dailiness, of living life as it comes to me, not as I insist it be.


Joan D. Chittister
Check all other quotes by Joan D. Chittister

Want to display this quote image on your website or blog? Simply copy and paste the below code on your website/blog.

Embed:

Format of this image is jpg. The width and height of image are 1200 and 630, repectively. This image is available for free to download.





Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:


Styles:

×

MLA Style Citation


"Joan D. Chittister Quotes." Quoteslyfe.com, 2022. Mon. 05 Dec. 2022. <https://www.quoteslyfe.com/quote/I-begin-to-understand-as-never-before-720556>.





Check out


Other quotes of Joan D. Chittister


Darkness deserves gratitude. It is the alleluia point at which we learn to understand that all growth does not take place in the sunlight.

Darkness deserves gratitude. It is the alleluia point at which we learn to understand that all growth does not take place in the sunlight.



Beware the religion that turns you against another one. It's unlikely that it's really religion at all.

Beware the religion that turns you against another one. It's unlikely that it's really religion at all.



Hope is not a matter of waiting for things outside of us to get better. It is about getting better inside about what is going on outside.

Hope is not a matter of waiting for things outside of us to get better. It is about getting better inside about what is going on outside.



We talk religion in a world that worships the bread but does not distribute it, that practices ritual rather than righteousness, that confesses but does not repent.

We talk religion in a world that worships the bread but does not distribute it, that practices ritual rather than righteousness, that confesses but does not repent.



Grief is a sign that we loved something more than ourselves. . . . Grief makes us worthy to suffer with the rest of the world.

Grief is a sign that we loved something more than ourselves. . . . Grief makes us worthy to suffer with the rest of the world.



Compassion makes no distinction between friends and enemies, neighbors and outsiders, compatriots and foreigners. Compassion is the gate to human community.

Compassion makes no distinction between friends and enemies, neighbors and outsiders, compatriots and foreigners. Compassion is the gate to human community.



When souls really touch, it is forever. Then space and time disappear, and all that remains is the consciousness that we are not alone in life.

When souls really touch, it is forever. Then space and time disappear, and all that remains is the consciousness that we are not alone in life.



Compassion is not sympathy. Compassion is mercy. It is a commitment to take responsibility for the suffering of others.

Compassion is not sympathy. Compassion is mercy. It is a commitment to take responsibility for the suffering of others.



Oppressors do not get to be oppressors in a single sweep. They 	manage it because little by little, we make them that. We overlook too much in the beginning and wonder why we lost control in the end.

Oppressors do not get to be oppressors in a single sweep. They manage it because little by little, we make them that. We overlook too much in the beginning and wonder why we lost control in the end.



Compassion is the ability to understand how difficult it is for people to be the best of what they want to be at all times.

Compassion is the ability to understand how difficult it is for people to be the best of what they want to be at all times.





Other quotes you may like


I'm on Aslan's side even if there isn't any Aslan to lead it. I'm going to live as like a Narnian as I can even if there isn't any Narnia.

I'm on Aslan's side even if there isn't any Aslan to lead it. I'm going to live as like a Narnian as I can even if there isn't any Narnia.




He is ill clothed that is bare of virtue.

He is ill clothed that is bare of virtue.



A simple democracy is the devil's own government.

A simple democracy is the devil's own government.



I believe democracy requires a 'sacred contract' between journalists and those who put their trust in us to tell them what we can about how the world really works.

I believe democracy requires a 'sacred contract' between journalists and those who put their trust in us to tell them what we can about how the world really works.



There's nothing like a clown with a boner to remind you that you're having a nightmare.

There's nothing like a clown with a boner to remind you that you're having a nightmare.



An ounce of image is worth a pound of performance

An ounce of image is worth a pound of performance



When there is no desire for fruit, there is also no temptation for untruth or himsa.

When there is no desire for fruit, there is also no temptation for untruth or himsa.



If Huck Finn or Tom Sawyer were alive today, we’d say they had ADD or a conduct disorder. They [boys] are who they are, and we need to love them for who they are. Let’s not try to rewire them.

If Huck Finn or Tom Sawyer were alive today, we’d say they had ADD or a conduct disorder. They [boys] are who they are, and we need to love them for who they are. Let’s not try to rewire them.



My hope is next year Terry and I can work out a contract. I have no problem with the Minnesota Twins.

My hope is next year Terry and I can work out a contract. I have no problem with the Minnesota Twins.




Quote Description


This page presents the quote "I begin to understand as never before that holiness is made of dailiness, of living life as it comes to me, not as I insist it be.". Author of this quote is Joan D. Chittister. This quote is about made, live life, holiness, life,.