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Wednesday of Hope – Wait Without Hope

I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope . . . wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought. So, the darkness shall be light and the stillness the dancing. – T.S. Eliot This month Santa Sabina Center’s online… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Wait Without Hope”

Let Us Join All of Creation in the Dance

The more we persist in misunderstanding the phenomena of life, the more we analyze them out into strange finalities and complex purposes of our own, the more we involve ourselves in sadness, absurdity, and despair. But it does not matter much, because no despair… Continue Reading “Let Us Join All of Creation in the Dance”

Wakening to Oneness – Our Collective Boat

We’re all in the same boat – radiant and broken . . . – Sy Safransky 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… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness – Our Collective Boat”

Wakening to Oneness – Our Very Substance

And I saw no difference between God and our substance, but, as it were, all God; and still my understanding accepted that our substance is in God, that is to say that God is God, and our substance is a creature in God. For… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness – Our Very Substance”

Our Companions

There is a trough in waves, A low spot Where horizon disappears And only sky And water Are our company. – Judy Brown, From the poem “Trough” – book The Sea Accepts All Rivers

The Job of a Lighthouse

Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining. – Anne Lamott

Finding Miracles

To me the sea is a continual miracle, the fishes that swim — the rocks — the motion of the waves — the ships, with men in them — what stranger miracles are there? – Walt Whitman

Wednesday of Hope – Infinite Hope

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Where Do We Find Opportunity?

Opportunities are also everywhere and so you must always let your hook be hanging. When you least expect it, a great fish will swim by. – Og Mandino

A World Full of Gifts

You have given me Your love, filling the world with Your gifts. – Rabindranath Tagore, The Heart of God