Tag: beach

Put Back All Sorrow

Put back all sorrow from your mind; and never forget that I am always by you should it occur again, as we walk on, that we find ourselves where others of this crew fall to such petty wrangling and upbraiding. The wish to hear… Continue Reading “Put Back All Sorrow”

Why Earth is Round

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the Divine Milieu,” with Ruth Droege, OP.So this month’s quotes are… Continue Reading “Why Earth is Round”

Seeing

The whole life lies in the verb seeing. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the Divine Milieu,” with Ruth Droege, OP. So this month’s quotes are from the… Continue Reading “Seeing”

Let Us Join All of Creation in the Dance

The more we persist in misunderstanding the phenomena of life, the more we analyze them out into strange finalities and complex purposes of our own, the more we involve ourselves in sadness, absurdity, and despair. But it does not matter much, because no despair… Continue Reading “Let Us Join All of Creation in the Dance”

Embracing Uncertainty

Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won’t have a title until much later. – Bob Goff This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian Perspective on Living in Interesting Times.”… Continue Reading “Embracing Uncertainty”

Let Uncertainty be Acceptable to You

If uncertainty is unacceptable to you, it turns into fear. If it is perfectly acceptable, it turns into aliveness, alertness and creativity. – Eckhart Tolle This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian Perspective on… Continue Reading “Let Uncertainty be Acceptable to You”

Wakening to Oneness – Our Very Substance

And I saw no difference between God and our substance, but, as it were, all God; and still my understanding accepted that our substance is in God, that is to say that God is God, and our substance is a creature in God. For… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness – Our Very Substance”

Wednesday of Hope – Letting Go of Results

Do not depend on the hope of results. You may have to face the fact that your work will be apparently worthless and even achieve no result at all, if not perhaps results opposite to what you expect. As you get used to this… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Letting Go of Results”

Our Companions

There is a trough in waves, A low spot Where horizon disappears And only sky And water Are our company. – Judy Brown, From the poem “Trough” – book The Sea Accepts All Rivers

Awakening to the Sun

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