Tag: bristlecone pine forest

Guests on the Earth

Like the trees, we are visitors, guests on the earth. – Kim Stafford Starting on February 11, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an Online Writing Retreat with Kim Stafford: “Speak Beauty to Power.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and… Continue Reading “Guests on the Earth”

Beauty in the Walking

But the beauty is in the walking — we are betrayed by destinations. – Gwyn Thomas

Beauty is a Deep Opening

When we come upon beautiful things, they act like small tears in the surface of the world that pull us through to some vaster space. – Elaine Scary

Wednesday of Hope – What Is Hope Pinned on?

When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens like one of those fluted Japanese blossoms, flimsy and spastic, bright and warm. This almost always seems to happen in community. – Anne Lamott, “The Impossible… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – What Is Hope Pinned on?”