Tag: fog

Why Earth is Round

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the Divine Milieu,” with Ruth Droege, OP.So this month’s quotes are… Continue Reading “Why Earth is Round”

Primal Discovery

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on… Continue Reading “Primal Discovery”

The Fog of Uncertainty

Opportunity is often delivered in a fog of uncertainty. – Kahlil Gibran 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 be related to groundlessness… Continue Reading “The Fog of Uncertainty”

Without Winter?

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so welcome. – Anne Bradstreet

Wednesday of Hope – Wisdom from Helen Keller

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit. – Helen Keller

Breath as a Bridge

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Thank Heavens for . . .

Thanking heaven even for our difficulties and misfortunes is the best way to transform them. You will see your difficulties in a different light, as if you had wrapped them in a film of pure gold. – Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

Is Anything Really Ever Lost?

The day misspent, the love misplaced, has inside it the seed of redemption. Nothing is exempt from resurrection. – Kay Ryan

Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

Truly, Earth is our family, and we need to help her to flourish as much as diligently as we prepare our children for the future. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. – Native American Proverb

Calling All Wanna Be Saints!!

To be a saint is to be fueled by gratitude, nothing more and nothing less. – Ronald Rolheiser in The Holy Longing