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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

Seeing God in All Things

Either we acknowledge that God is in all things, or we have lost the basis for seeing God in anything. – Richard Rohr

Wednesday of Hope – Pessimist? Optimist? Realist?

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. – William A. Ward

Qualities of God’s Friends

The Friend of God has these three qualities: a generosity like that of the ocean, a compassion like that of the sun, and a humility like that of the earth. – Bayazid, Tadhkirat

Wednesday of Hope – Rainbows

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us — in the dreariest and most dreaded moments — can see a possibility of hope. – Maya Angelou