Tag: care of earth

The Importance of a Blade of Grass

A leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. – Walt Whitman To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Chocolate on Earth

Save the earth. It’s the only planet that has chocolate. – Bumper sticker To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Wisdom of Pope Benedict

“The external deserts in the world are growing, because the internal deserts have become so vast.”  – Pope Francis, Laudato Sí, quoting Pope Benedict (217) April 17, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Sister Pat Farrell, OP: “Laudato Sí and Beyond.”… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Pope Benedict”

Let Us Care for our Soil

The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we can have no community,… Continue Reading “Let Us Care for our Soil”

What Is Our Destiny?

The destiny of humans cannot be separated from the destiny of Earth. -Thomas Berry

Wednesday of Hope – A Glimmer on the Horizon

Sometimes we have to do the work, even though we don’t yet see a glimmer on the horizon that it’s actually going to be possible. – Angela Davis Los Angeles has drained so much water from Owens Valley. I spent 40 years in L.A.,… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – A Glimmer on the Horizon”

Creation – A Reflection of God’s Love

The entire material universe speaks of God’s love…boundless affection for us. Soil, water, mountains: everything is, as it were, a caress of God. – Pope Francis, Laudato Si‘ 84