Tag: bristlecone pine

Earth Rights

“…everything has a right to be recognized and revered. Trees have tree rights, insects have insect rights, rivers have river rights, and mountains have mountain rights.” – Thomas Berry, The Great Work Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online series entitled, “Doorways to the… Continue Reading “Earth Rights”

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”

Wednesday of Hope – Hope of Trees

May we never forget the crippled, wind-beaten trees, how they, too, bud, green and bloom. May we, too, take courage to bloom where we are planted. – David Steindl-Rast

Wednesday of Hope – Not Losing Hope

There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’ No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster. – Dalai Lama

The Primordial Sacrament

The created world is the primordial sacrament. – Elizabeth Johnson

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