Tag: dew

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

Don’t Miss What Is Right Before You

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

The Wisdom of Kahil Gibran

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

Fragility of Beauty

Come quickly — as soon as these blossoms open, they fall. This world exists as a sheen of dew on flowers. – Izumi Shikibu, mid-Heian period Japanese poet  

The Paradox of Beauty

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

Finding Beauty

Beauty is before me. Beauty is behind me. Beauty is below me. Beauty is above me. I walk in beauty. – Navajo Prayer

Beginners

I am very fond of the poetry of Denise Levertov, and today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is one of hers. Beginners by Denise Levertov -Dedicated to the memory of Karen Silkwood and Eliot Gralla “From too much love of living, Hope and desire… Continue Reading “Beginners”