There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy. – Ralph H. Blum To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.
Fear is a very timely topic now, because fear these days seems so palpable, so atmospheric. You can almost smell the fear around you. The polarization, fundamentalism, aggression, violence, and unkindness that are happening everywhere on the planet – these bring out our fear… Continue Reading “The Ground Has Always Been Shaky”
I light candles this Christmas Candles of joy, despite all sadness, Candles of hope where despair keeps watch. Candles of courage where fear is ever present, Candles of peace for tempest-tossed days, Candles of grace to ease heavey burdens. Candles of love to inspire… Continue Reading “On the Tenth Day of Christmas”
Today’s Easter poem from Education for Justice is by Czeslaw Milosz. Late Ripeness Not soon, as late as the approach of my ninetieth year, I felt a door opening in me and I entered the clarity of early morning. One after another my former… Continue Reading “Late Ripeness”
At this time of making resolutions for the new year, let us remember that every effort counts. People say, “What is the sense of our small effort?” They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge – Resolved”