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Advent Waiting in Faith, Love, and Hope

I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hopeFor hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without loveFor love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faithBut the faith and the love and the hope are all… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting in Faith, Love, and Hope”

Advent Waiting at the Threshold

The earth is full of thresholds where beauty awaits the wonder of our gaze. – John O’Donohue At Santa Sabina Center we await the time we can reopen for in-person retreats and can welcome you. To learn more and/or register our online retreats and… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting at the Threshold”

Advent Waiting to Renew Inner Strength

When it seems humanly impossible to do more in a difficult situation, surrender yourself to the inner silence and thereafter wait for a sign of obvious guidance or for a renewal of inner strength. – Paul Brunton,¬†Meditations for People in Crisis On December 5th,… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting to Renew Inner Strength”

Wednesday of Hope – The Feast of St. Catherine of Siena

Honor the tradition but expand the understanding. That’s what religions must do right now if they hope to be helpful to humans in the years ahead. – Neale Donald Walsch, Tomorrow’s God On this Feast of Catherine, we look back on her life in… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – The Feast of St. Catherine of Siena”

Doors of Perception

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. – Aldous Huxley

Wednesday of Hope – Nothing is Hopeless

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God. – Charles L. Allen

Salvation Happens

Salvation happens every time someone with a key uses it to open a door he could lock instead. – Barbara Brown Taylor

Wednesday of Hope – Room for Great Hope

There is always room for great hope. For at every level of despair there is the possibility of giving up. In the midst of every dimension of delusion there are sparkles of sanity‚Ķ. In the early years of life, giving up usually takes the… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Room for Great Hope”

Doorway to Gratitude

Attention is the doorway to gratitude, the doorway to wonder, the doorway to reciprocity. – Robin Wall Kimmerer

Wednesday of Hope – It Is Never Hopeless

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God. – Charles L. Allen