Tag: gratefulness

ThanksLiving

ThanksGiving is good but ThanksLiving is better. – Matthew Henry To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Harvest of Delight

The smallest surprise, received gratefully, yields a harvest of delight. – David Steindl-Rast To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Transformative Power of Gratitude

“You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and are grateful… Continue Reading “Transformative Power of Gratitude”

Where Gratitude Blooms

Gratitude is a flower that blooms in noble souls. – Pope Francis To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Defining Miracles

A miracle is not defined by an event. A miracle is defined by gratitude. – Kate Baestrup To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Gifts of a Grateful Soul

A lack of a daily tonic of gratitude results in an anemic soul, which, in turn, contributes to a physical sense of listlessness. A grateful soul, on the other hand, is vibrant and animated and so permeates your body with zest and with an… Continue Reading “Gifts of a Grateful Soul”

Light – Dappled with Shadow

We thank Thee for our little light, that is dappled with shadow. – T. S. Eliot, “Two Choruses from ‘The Rock,’” The Waste Land and Other Poems Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online series on the poetry of T.S.… Continue Reading “Light – Dappled with Shadow”

We Thank Thee for Light

We thank Thee for the lights that we have kindled,The light of altar and of sanctuary;Small lights of those who meditate at midnightAnd lights directed through the coloured pans of windowsAnd light reflected from the polished stone,The gilded carven wood, the coloured fresco.|Our gaze… Continue Reading “We Thank Thee for Light”

Awakening to the Sun

O Great Spirit, I awake to another sun, grateful for gifts bestowed, granted one by one. – Twylah Nitsch

Wednesday of Hope – the Importance of Pausing

\Whatever our individual troubles and challenges may be, it’s important to pause every now and then to appreciate all that we have, on every level. – Shakti Gawain