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Awakening to Oneness – God Is Unity

At the heart of every being lies creation’s dream of a principle that will one day give organic form to its fragmented treasures. God is unity. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic:… Continue Reading “Awakening to Oneness – God Is Unity”

Love – a Sacred Reserve

Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution. – Teilhard de Chardin   This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the Divine Milieu,” with Ruth… Continue Reading “Love – a Sacred Reserve”

Wednesday of Hope – Accepting Disappointment

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King, Jr. This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian Perspective on Living in Interesting Times.” So this month’s quotes will be… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Accepting Disappointment”

Wakening to Oneness – The Deep Truth

The deep truth about matter, which neither Descartes nor Newton realized, is that, over the course of four billion years, molten rocks transformed themselves into monarch butterflies, blue herons, and the exalted music of Mozart. Ignorant of this stupendous process, we fell into the… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness – The Deep Truth”

Wakening to Oneness – Wisdom of Thomas Berry

During these days of physical distancing we’ve had glimpses of our interconnectedness – of our interdependence – of the need for all of us to support the common good of, not only the human family, but of all of our Earth family. So I… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness – Wisdom of Thomas Berry”

Wednesday of Hope – Think the World is Over?

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly. – Barbara Haines Howett

Wednesday of Hope – the Winds Will Carry You

I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – the Winds Will Carry You”

Easter 2019

The world is ending, says the caterpillar! No, it is just beginning, says the butterfly. – Unknown

Our Magical Universe Is Waiting

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. – Eden Phillpotts

The Mystery of Gratitude

Ironically, gratitude’s most powerful mysteries are often revealed when we are struggling in the midst of personal turmoil. – Sarah Ban Breathnach