Tag: dew drops

Advent Waiting while We Weep

No wonder the prophet weeps yet –We begin again but not innocent…And we feebly watch for you and wait.Teach us how to weep while we wait.and how to hope while we weep,and how to care while we hope. – Walter Brueggemann, “Teach Us How… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting while We Weep”

Advent Waiting without Anxiety

Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity― T.S. Eliot Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online series on the poetry of T.S. Eliot with Kayleen Asbo. To learn more and/or register our online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

The Wisdom of Kahil Gibran

In the dew of little things, the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. – Kahil Gibran, The Prophet

The Paradox of Beauty

All beauty of this world is wet with the dew of tears. – Theodor Haecker

In Return for Our Gratefulness . . .

In gratitude for your own good fortune you must render in return some sacrifice of your life for other life. – Albert Schweitzer

The Expansiveness of Gratefulness

There’s a self expansive aspect of gratitude. Very possibly it’s a little known law of nature: the more gratitude you have, the more you have to be grateful for. – Elaine St. James

Dewdrops Outside My Door

For many years, at great cost, I traveled through many countries, saw the high mountains, the oceans. The only things I did not see were the sparkling dewdrops in the grass just outside my door. – Rabindranath Tagore

Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Gratitude

In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer