Charlie Van Dyke
Simplicity
Posted December 30, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
"Simplicity of life is not really about things at all. Simplicity is about being able to take them - and to leave them."

-- Joan Chittister... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
The world...
Posted December 8, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
“There is only one liturgy worth praying, and that is
"Holy shit! This world is awesome!"
Or, in the interest of the kids, I would settle for a full-bodied "Wow!"

--Rabbi Rami Shapiro... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Where you are...
Posted October 27, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
When in doubt about where you are meant to be, look down at your feet. ~

Buddhist saying... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Gospel
Posted October 13, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
A church that doesn't provoke any crises, a gospel that doesn't unsettle, a word of God that doesn't get under anyone's skin, a word of God that doesn't touch the real sin of the society in which it is being proclaimed -- what gospel is that?

-Archbishop Oscar Romero... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Life
Posted October 1, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

~ Joseph Campbell... read more
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