Minute Meditations

Presented by Benedictine University, Campus Ministry

Pope St. John Paul II — September 30, 2020

Pope St. John Paul II

“The aesthetic value of creation cannot be overlooked. Our very contact with nature has a deep restorative power; contemplation of its magnificence imparts peace and serenity. The Bible speaks again and again of the goodness and beauty of creation, which is called to glorify God.”

Question for Meditation: How are we to treat the beauty of creation?

Mary Oliver — September 29, 2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg — September 28, 2020
Sophia Loren — September 25, 2020
St. John Vianney — September 24, 2020
Proverbs 22:9 — September 23, 2020
Guru Nanak — September 22, 2020
Kevin Kruse — September 21, 2020
Anne Frank — September 18, 2020

Anne Frank

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.”

Question for Meditation: Spend some time outside this weekend.

St. Bernard of Clairvaux — September 17, 2020