Tag: lilacia park

Listening to the Divine through the Natural World

[T]he divine communicates to us primarily through the language of the natural world. Not to hear the natural world is not to hear the divine. – Thomas Berry, The Sacred Universe (2009)  To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “Listening to the Divine through the Natural World”

Gardens Say “I Love You”

A garden is a way that the land says, “I love you.”…Gardens are simultaneously a material and a spiritual undertaking. Robin Wall Kimmerer To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Gardens As Teachers

“We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?” Wendell Berry To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Broken and Blooming

“We’re all broken but blooming. The lilacs are another brilliant mirror of who we can grow to be, and already are.” Eric Alan To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Dark Clouds Are Not What You Think

“Dark clouds become heaven’s flowers when kissed by light.” Rabindranath Tagore To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Magnificence of Lilacs

“What we can say with some certainty is that nature is creative. And the forms of creativity that pervade nature are neither haphazard nor determined, but rather, profoundly exploratory, capable of bringing forth such a display of magnificence that it endlessly evokes our wonder.”… Continue Reading “Magnificence of Lilacs”

Take Your Time Today

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. – Lao Tzu

Be Surprised

Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise. – Alice Walker

Wednesday of Hope – You Cannot Hold Back Spring

You can cut all the flowers, but you cannot keep spring from coming. – Pablo Neruda

Live in the Present

Live in the present. Do the things that need to be done. Do all the good you can each day. The future will unfold. – Peace Pilgrim