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Tolerating Uncertainty

The willingness to consider possibility requires a tolerance of uncertainty. – Rachel Naomi Remen This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian Perspective on Living in Interesting Times.” So this month’s quotes will be related… Continue Reading “Tolerating Uncertainty”

Needing Beauty

Everyone needs beauty as well as bread, places to play and pray, where nature heals and gives strength to body and soul alike. – John Muir

Open Your Eyes

As one can see when the eyes are open, so one can understand when the heart is open. – Hazrat Inayat Khan

The Gift of Breath

Every breath we draw is a gift of God’s love; every moment of existence is a grace. – Thomas Merton, Thoughts in Solitude

A Lesson on Forgiveness from Nelson Mandela

– Nelson Mandela

Helen Keller’s Words of Wisdom

So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied. – Helen Keller

Wonders – Always before my Eyes

I’ve read all the books but one Only remains sacred: this Volume of wonders, open Always before my eyes. – Kathleen Raine

Where Do You Find Peace?

The Peace of the Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood… Continue Reading “Where Do You Find Peace?”

Ten Years Later

Today’s Easter Poem from Education for Justice is by David Whyte. Ten Years Later When the mind is clear and the surface of the now still, now swaying water slaps against the rolling kayak, I find myself near darkness, paddling again to yellow Island.… Continue Reading “Ten Years Later”

Self Portrait

Education for Justice is by David Whyte. Self Portrait It doesn’t interest me if there is one God or many gods. I want to know if you belong or feel abandoned. If you can know despair or see it in others. I want to… Continue Reading “Self Portrait”