Category: Gratefulness

Light – Dappled with Shadow

We thank Thee for our little light, that is dappled with shadow. – T. S. Eliot, “Two Choruses from ‘The Rock,’” The Waste Land and Other Poems Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online series on the poetry of T.S.… Continue Reading “Light – Dappled with Shadow”

We Thank Thee for Light

We thank Thee for the lights that we have kindled,The light of altar and of sanctuary;Small lights of those who meditate at midnightAnd lights directed through the coloured pans of windowsAnd light reflected from the polished stone,The gilded carven wood, the coloured fresco.|Our gaze… Continue Reading “We Thank Thee for Light”

Happy Thanksgiving!

There is a gentle thought that often springs to life in me, because it speaks of you.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this… Continue Reading “Happy Thanksgiving!”

Awakening to the Sun

O Great Spirit, I awake to another sun, grateful for gifts bestowed, granted one by one. – Twylah Nitsch

Gifting Our World with Appreciation

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more… Continue Reading “Gifting Our World with Appreciation”

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving this day!

Wednesday of Hope – the Importance of Pausing

\Whatever our individual troubles and challenges may be, it’s important to pause every now and then to appreciate all that we have, on every level. – Shakti Gawain

The World Needs Appreciation

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more… Continue Reading “The World Needs Appreciation”

Wednesday of Hope – Embracing our Difficulties

Our approach to gratefulness has to be big enough to embrace all the difficulties of the world. – David Steindl-Rast

The Portal of Gratitude

Gratefulness is a portal through which life gazes at itself. – Tim Roberts