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There is a trough in waves,A low spotWhere horizon disappearsAnd only skyAnd waterAre our company. – Judy Brown, From the poem “Trough” – book The Sea Accepts All Rivers Join us at Santa Sabina Center for a Writing Retreat with Kim Stafford: “Your Archive… Continue Reading “Trough”

May My Heart Shine

As the Sun shines upon my heart, so may my heart shine upon others! – The Upanishads

The Spiritual Journey

And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long, but only by a spiritual journey, a journey of one inch, very arduous and humbling and joyful, by which we arrive at the ground at our feet, and learn… Continue Reading “The Spiritual Journey”

The House of Wisdom

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. – Khalil Gibran

Let Us Be like the Tree Planted by the River

Today’s Advent reading is from Psalm 1. Those who follow you, Lord will have the light of life. [The one who meditates on God’s law] is like a tree    planted near running water, that yields its fruit in due season,    and whose… Continue Reading “Let Us Be like the Tree Planted by the River”

On What Is My Life Built?

Today’s Advent reading is from the 7th chapter of the Gospel of Matthew Anyone who hears my words and puts them into practice is like the wise one who built a house on rock. -Matthew 7:24 We have recently witnessed the ravages of Sandy,… Continue Reading “On What Is My Life Built?”