Tag: bridge

How Do We Find Our True Journey?

It may be that when we no longer know which way to go that we have come to our real journey . . . – Wendell Berry This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian… Continue Reading “How Do We Find Our True Journey?”

Wednesday of Hope – Not Striving for Success

Hope is the ability to work for something because it’s good, not just because it stands a chance of succeeding. – Mary O’Driscoll, OP

Love that Can Bridge All Divisions

In a world so torn apart by rivalry, anger, and hatred, we have the privileged vocation to be living signs of a love that can bridge all divisions and heal all wounds. – Henri Nouwen

Wednesday of Hope – A Bridge or Plank to Hope

When the bridge is gone, the narrowest plank becomes precious. -Hungarian Proverb

Breath as a Bridge

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again. – Thich Nhat Hanh

O Sapientia – O Wisdom

Today we sing, “O Wisdom”, or as it was in the original Latin in the 7th century, “O Sapientia”. O Wisdom, you came forth from the mouth of the Most High and reach from one end of the earth to the other, mightily and… Continue Reading “O Sapientia – O Wisdom”

The Footsteps of the Wise

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought. – Matsuo Bashō  

We Walk a Narrow Bridge

Life is a very narrow bridge between two eternities. Be not afraid. – Rabbi Nachman of Braslav

Mystery in the Cosmos

Occasionally – at a waterfall, on a walk, hugging someone we love- we glimpse a trace of infinity. Something inside us remembers the oneness. • Daniel C. Matt in God and the Big Bang  

Seeking God

God guides those who seek [God’s] good pleasure into the ways of peace, bringing them out from the shadows into the light by {God’s] act of will and guiding them into a straight path. The Qur’an