Tag: fisherman

Wakening to Oneness – Our Collective Boat

We’re all in the same boat – radiant and broken . . . – Sy Safransky This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian Perspective on Living in Interesting Times.” So this month’s quotes will… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness – Our Collective Boat”

Where Do We Find Opportunity?

Opportunities are also everywhere and so you must always let your hook be hanging. When you least expect it, a great fish will swim by. – Og Mandino

Thoughts on the Sea – 2

“The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach–waiting for a gift from the sea.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Thoughts on Hope – 1

On Optimism and Pessimism (as opposed to authentic Hope) An optimist says, in effect, “Don’t worry, it’s going to turn out all right.” A pessimist says, “It’s going down the drain and there’s nothing you can do about it” Both get us off the… Continue Reading “Thoughts on Hope – 1”

And If I Did, What Then?

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by George Gascoigne. And If I Did, What Then? “And if I did, what then? Are you aggriev’d therefore? The sea hath fish for every man, And what would you have more?” Thus did my mistress… Continue Reading “And If I Did, What Then?”