Tag: canyon

Imperfection and Perfection . . . Dark and Light

“Imperfection and perfection go so hand in hand, and our dark and our light are so intertwined, that by trying to push the darkness or negative aspects of our life to the side… we are preventing ourselves from the fullness of life.” Jeff Bridges… Continue Reading “Imperfection and Perfection . . . Dark and Light”

A Drop of Water in a Deep Ravine

“However deep yourKnowledge of the scripturesIt is no more than a strand of hairIn the vastness of space;However important appearsYour worldly experience,It is but a drop of water in a deep ravine.” Tokusan To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats… Continue Reading “A Drop of Water in a Deep Ravine”

A River Runs through It

Running water is a puny thing compared to solid rock. Without geologic time, neither sedimentary rocks nor canyons could exist. Deep time gives water dominion over rock… – L. Powell

Revealing Beauty

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

The Secret to Happiness and Contentment

Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you. – Lao Tzu

Turn Your Face to the Sun

Turn your face to the sun, and the shadows fall behind you. – Maori proverb