Tag: dahlia

Easter Resurrection Within

“Our task is to take this earth so deeply and wholly into ourselves that it will resurrect within our being.” Rainer Maria Rilke To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Earth Prayer – Part 4

Let us live for the grace beneath all we want, let us see it in everything and everyone,  till we admit to the mystery that when I look deep enough into you, I find me, and when you dare to hear my fear in… Continue Reading “Earth Prayer – Part 4”

The Awakening Power of Beauty

Beauty awakens the soul to act.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from the writings of Dante. To learn more… Continue Reading “The Awakening Power of Beauty”

The Courage to Bloom

The flower is always the bud’s undoing. Let go then. Step into the river lean into the wind let the strength of the earth rise through you. Watch your fingertips burst into bloom. – Pavithra K. Mehta

What to Do when Feeling Overwhelmed

Ours is not the task of fixing the entire world at once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the world that is within our reach. – Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

So Much Has Been Given Me

Because I will be traveling cross-country, on my way to my new home in River Forest, Illinois, I am taking a break from OPreach for the month of August. So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that… Continue Reading “So Much Has Been Given Me”

Breathless Beauty

There must be always remaining in every life, some place for the singing of angels, some place for that which in itself is breathless and beautiful. – Howard Thurman

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

Bloom with abandon!

Sunshine and Smiles

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. – Joseph Addison

A Breath of Gratitude

Gratitude is the sweet fragrance of an opening heart. – Aine Belton