“Uniformity is not nature’s way; diversity is nature’s way.” – Vandana Shiva Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent of Meeting>” To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “Diversity Is Nature’s Way”
“Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.” Rumi Beginning July 15th, Santa Sabina Center offers the Online series, “Surprise, Laughter & Wonder, with Patricia Bruno, OP & Jude Siciliano, OP.” To learn… Continue Reading “Everyday Wonders”
In a mind clear as still water, even the waves, breaking, are reflecting its light – Eihei Dogen
We define hope not as something you have, but something you do. You can see what you want to choose. You take a step and then another step, and you join people who are making that a reality. With that understanding of hope, active… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Defining Hope”
Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it. – Confucius
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another. – Juvenal
A kind word is like a spring day. • Russian Proverb
Dryness promotes the formation of flower buds…flowering is, after all, not an aesthetic contribution, but a survival mechanism. – Ann Haymond Zwinger, The Mysterious Lands
According to Brother David Steindl-Rast, We are never more than one grateful thought away from peace of heart.
I share a piece of wisdom from Mother Teresa today. The trees, the flowers, the plants grow in silence. The stars, the sun, the moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective. – Blessed Mother Teresa.