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Wisdom of Pope Benedict

“The external deserts in the world are growing, because the internal deserts have become so vast.”  – Pope Francis, Laudato Sí, quoting Pope Benedict (217) April 17, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Sister Pat Farrell, OP: “Laudato Sí and Beyond.”… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Pope Benedict”

Wednesday of Hope – Not Giving Up to Despair

I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested,… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Not Giving Up to Despair”

Our Sparkling World

To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reverence and Respect for Life

Respect life, revere life. There is nothing more holy than life, nothing more divine than life. – Osho

The Universe Is Waiting for Us

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. – Eden Phillpotts