Tag: john o’donohue

Fragility

Walk around feeling like a leaf. Know you could tumble any second.  Then decide what to do with your time. – John O’Donohue To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Thresholds of Wonder

“The earth is full of thresholds where beauty awaits the wonder of our gaze.” John O’Donohue Beginning July 15th, Santa Sabina Center offers the Online series, “Surprise, Laughter & Wonder, with Patricia Bruno, OP & Jude Siciliano, OP.” To learn more and/or register for… Continue Reading “Thresholds of Wonder”

Fluent Like a River

FLUENT    I would love to liveLike a river flows,Carried by the surpriseOf its own unfolding. – John O’Donohue Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online series entitled, “Doorways to the Sacred.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and offerings, please… Continue Reading “Fluent Like a River”

Advent Waiting at the Threshold

The earth is full of thresholds where beauty awaits the wonder of our gaze. – John O’Donohue At Santa Sabina Center we await the time we can reopen for in-person retreats and can welcome you. To learn more and/or register our online retreats and… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting at the Threshold”

The Heart of Wonder

May you experience each day as a sacred gift woven around the heart of wonder. – John O’Donohue

From the Wonderful John O’Donohue

I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding. John O’Donohue, “Fluent” from Conamara Blues

Thought Work

  Today’s Easter poem from Education for Justice is another from John O’Donohue Thought Work Off course from the frail music sought by words And the path that always claims the journey, In the pursuit of a more oblique rhythm, Creating mostly its own… Continue Reading “Thought Work”

Easter Friday – At the Edge

Today’s Easter Poem from Education for Justice is by the wonderful Irish poet John O’Donohue. At the Edge Sometimes, behind the lines Of words giving voice to the blue wind That blows across the amber fields Of your years, whispering the hungers Your dignity… Continue Reading “Easter Friday – At the Edge”

A Door to a New Beginning

John O’Donohue, while not specifically inviting us to open a new window or new door, does beckon us to move forward into what is “not yet clear” in his poem, “For a New Beginning.” The following is one stanza: Though your destination is not… Continue Reading “A Door to a New Beginning”

More of Sometimes Poetry is Preaching

What is there not to like about John O’Donohue? Today I offer a stanza from his poem, “A Morning Offering” for all of us. May my mind come alive today To the invisible geography That invites me to new frontiers, To break the dead… Continue Reading “More of Sometimes Poetry is Preaching”