Tag: fog

Are We Ever Out of Communion with God?

“The place you are right now, God circled on a map for you.”– Hafiz To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Gratitude for What Is Given

The waves and the wind have a kinship in that cove I’ve not seen anywhere else. There’s a place out on the water I call Salt Taste, because of how the wind whips and water spits around the rocks. The wind spins past the… Continue Reading “Gratitude for What Is Given”

How Is My Desire Moved?

My desire and will were moved already – like a wheel revolving uniformly – by the Love that moves the sun and the other stars.– Dante Alighieri, Par.33,143-45 This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A… Continue Reading “How Is My Desire Moved?”

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