“Our task is to take this earth so deeply and wholly into ourselves that it will resurrect within our being.” – Rainer Maria Rilke Join us at Santa Sabina Center for a Writing Retreat with Kim Stafford: “Your Archive of the Unspoken,” from April… Continue Reading “Our Easter Task”
“Our task is to take this earth so deeply and wholly into ourselves that it will resurrect within our being.” Rainer Maria Rilke To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.
Happy Easter! “As I sat quietly in the garden, I realized the power of transfiguration—of God’s transformation—in our world. The principle of transfiguration is at work when something so unlikely as the brown grass that covers our veld in winter becomes bright green again.… Continue Reading “The Power of Transfiguration – God’s Transformation”
The world is ending, says the caterpillar! No, it is just beginning, says the butterfly. – Unknown
[Writing of his wife Katharine, who was planning the planting of bulbs in her garden even though she knew she likely would not live to see the spring.] There was something comical yet touching in her bedraggled appearance…. The small hunched-over figure, her studied… Continue Reading “Happy Easter 2018”
As Psalm 118 tells us today, This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad!
It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is resurrection. – Voltaire
The day misspent, the love misplaced, has inside it the seed of redemption. Nothing is exempt from resurrection. – Kay Ryan
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. – C.S. Lewis