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The Loss of a Tree

The Loss of a Tree “The loss of one tree stills a thousand songs.” – Pauline Henderson To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Gam su l’tova

I know what Gam su l’tova (This is also for the good) means, I said. It doesn’t mean, “this painful situation is going to end up gratifying.” Sometimes things get better. Sometimes they get worse. Gam zu l’tova means that creation is good and… Continue Reading “Gam su l’tova”

There Is No Outside

Nature, earth, the world—whatever you call it—is not simply something I am on but something I am. It is not outside of me: it is me, and I am it. There is no outside. – Paul Kingsnorth

Not Shielded from the Wind

Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms, you would never see the true beauty of their carvings. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The Beginning of Wisdom

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. – Robert Frost

Understanding through the Eyes

Everything in the world makes sense and is wonderful if viewed through open eyes. – Jose Ortega y Gasset

Permeated with God

Reality is permeated, indeed flooded, with divine creativity, nourishment, and care. – Marcus J. Borg, Conflict, Holiness, and Politics

Tomorrow’s Children

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Rubem Alves. Tomorrow’s Children What is hope? It is a presentiment that imagination is more real and reality less real than it looks. It is a hunch that the overwhelming brutality of facts that oppress… Continue Reading “Tomorrow’s Children”

Wise Words from Helen Keller

So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied. – Helen Keller Would that we could all put this into practice.