Tag: chrissy field

How Is My Desire Moved?

My desire and will were moved already – like a wheel revolving uniformly – by the Love that moves the sun and the other stars.– Dante Alighieri, Par.33,143-45 This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A… Continue Reading “How Is My Desire Moved?”

Why Earth is Round

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. – 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 Droege, OP.So this month’s quotes are… Continue Reading “Why Earth is Round”

Primal Discovery

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on… Continue Reading “Primal Discovery”

Wednesday of Hope – Letting Go of Results

Do not depend on the hope of results. You may have to face the fact that your work will be apparently worthless and even achieve no result at all, if not perhaps results opposite to what you expect. As you get used to this… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Letting Go of Results”

Wednesday of Hope in The Peace of the Wild Things

When despair grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope in The Peace of the Wild Things”

Wednesday of Hope – It Is Time for Healing

I know these are scary, uncertain,  hurtful times, but I really wish  people would stop talking about  what a trash fire the world is.  Our world is a wounded relative,  not a hopeless ruin,  and we’re called to help heal  the injuries we’ve inflicted … Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – It Is Time for Healing”

Wednesday of Hope – I Believe that People Are Good

It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart – Anne Frank, The… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – I Believe that People Are Good”

Finding a Joyous Field

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’ doesn’t make any sense. – Rumi

Breath as a Bridge

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Tarrying

All this hurrying soon will be over. Only when we tarry do we touch the holy. – Rainer Maria Rilke, In Praise of Mortality, translated and edited by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy