Tag: morning

Wisdom of Thomas Berry

“The naïve assumption that the natural world is there to be possessed and used by humans for their advantage and in an unlimited manner cannot be accepted.” – Thomas Berry, The Great Work To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Thomas Berry”


Beauty seen makes the one who sees it more beautiful. – David Steindl-Rast To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

God in All Things

The day of my spiritual awakening was the day I saw–and knew I saw–all things in God and God in all things. – Mechtild of Magdeburg

Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning!

I am imagining that this week’s photo challenge might be a challenge for some . . . the folks who stumble through the morning. Fortunately I am a morning person: I consider this to be the best part of the day, and found this… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning!”

Greeting the Morning, Come what May

There will be something, anguish or elation, that is peculiar to this day alone. I rise from sleep and say: Hail to the morning! Come down to me, my beautiful unknown. – Jessica Powers

What to Remember When Waking

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by David Whyte. What to Remember When Waking In that first hardly noticed moment in which you wake, coming back to this life from the other, more secret, movable and frighteningly honest world where everything began,… Continue Reading “What to Remember When Waking”

Jesus Practiced what He Preached

Yesterday Jesus encouraged his followers to find a place and time for prayer, rest, and reflection. In today’s Gospel we see how this was his practice, and it was the place from which he drew his strength for ministry. Rising very early before dawn,… Continue Reading “Jesus Practiced what He Preached”