Tag: fountain

Spirit of Fountain and Garden

Blessed sister, holy mother, spirit of the fountain, spirit of the garden,Suffer us not to mock ourselves with falsehoodTeach us to care and not to careTeach us to sit stillEven among these rocksOur peace in His will – T. S. Eliot, “Ash Wednesday,” The Waste… Continue Reading “Spirit of Fountain and Garden”

Redeem the Time

But the fountain sprang up and the bird sang downRedeem the time, redeem the dreamThe token of the word unheard, unspoken. – T. S. Eliot, “Ash Wednesday,” The Waste Land and Other Poems Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online… Continue Reading “Redeem the Time”

Advent Waiting in Darkness

On the Feast of St. Lucy After the kingfisher’s wingHas answered light to light, And is silent,The light is stillAt the still point of the turning world.― T.S. Eliot, from “Burnt Norton” A Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online series… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting in Darkness”

What Is God’s Desire . . . My Desire?

Saturday’s Responsorial Psalm from Psalm 42 reminds us of our longing for God. And since we are made in the image and likeness of God, it also tells us of God’s longing for us. My soul is thirsting for the living God. As the… Continue Reading “What Is God’s Desire . . . My Desire?”

Drawing Water with Joy

Wednesday’s Responsorial Psalm is from one of the Canticles of Isaiah (Isaiah 12:2-6) God is indeed my savior; I am confident and unafraid. My strength and my courage is God, who has been my savior. With joy will you draw water from the wells… Continue Reading “Drawing Water with Joy”