Category: Finding God

How Would We See God?

“Some people want to see God with their eyes as they see a cow and to love him as they love their cow–they love their cow for the milk and cheese and profit it makes them. This is how it is with people who… Continue Reading “How Would We See God?”

Where Is God?

“Where is God in this picture? God is all over the place. God is up there, down here, inside my skin and out. God is the web, the energy, the space, the light-not captured in them, as if those concepts were more real than… Continue Reading “Where Is God?”

Touching the Holy

“All this hurrying soon will be over. Only when we tarry do we touch the holy.” – Rainer Maria Rilke, In Praise of Mortality, translated and edited by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings,… Continue Reading “Touching the Holy”

Seeing through the Beloved’s Eyes

Borrow the Beloved’s eyes. Look through them and you’ll see the Beloved’s face everywhere. No tiredness, no jaded boredom…things you have hated will become helpers. –  Jalaluddin Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks, We Are Three

We Learn of God through Creation

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created. – Meister Eckhart  

Knowing God

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created. – Meister Eckhart

Let Yourself Be Drawn

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. – Jalaluddin Rumi, Essential Rumi, versions by Coleman Barks

Where Is God?

God is at home, it’s we who have gone out for a walk. – Meister Eckhart

Mystery in a Traffic Light

Life’s wonder and mystery can be discovered as easily at a traffic light as on a mountaintop. • Ezra Bayda in Saying Yes to Life

What tracks do you leave?

A good traveler leaves no track. -Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching