Tag: barbara brown taylor

Encountering God

“People encounter God under shady oak trees, on riverbanks, at the tops of mountains, and in long stretches of barren wilderness. God shows up in whirlwinds, starry skies, burning bushes, and perfect strangers. When people want to know more about God, the son of… Continue Reading “Encountering God”

Divine Possibility

“Earth is so thick with divine possibility that it is a wonder we can walk anywhere without cracking our shins on altars.” Barbara Brown Taylor To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

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?”

Finding God

“I know plenty of people who find God most reliably in books, in buildings, and even in other people. I have found God in all of these places too, but the most reliable meeting place for me has always been creation. Since I first… Continue Reading “Finding God”

Walking a Labyrinth

Not too long ago I walked a labyrinth for the first time in my life. I had flirted with labyrinths for years, but my expectations were so high that I kept finding reasons not to walk one. I did not want to hurry. I… Continue Reading “Walking a Labyrinth”

Salvation Happens

Salvation happens every time someone with a key uses it to open a door he could lock instead. – Barbara Brown Taylor

Walking a Labyrinth

Not too long ago I walked a labyrinth for the first time in my life. I had flirted with labyrinths for years, but my expectations were so high that I kept finding reasons not to walk one. I did not want to hurry. I… Continue Reading “Walking a Labyrinth”