Tag: mount whitney

The Pilgrimage of Heart

“Faith is not the clinging to a shrine but an endless pilgrimage of the heart.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Beauty’s Magic

When we come upon beautiful things, they act like small tears in the surface of the world that pull us through to some vaster space. – Elaine Scarry

Wednesday of Hope – What Is Defeat?

What is defeat?…Nothing but the first step to something better. – Wendell Berry When I hiked Mount Whitney with my friends Abby and Carolyn, we did not make it all the way to the tippity-top. We made it to Trail Crest at 13, 600… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – What Is Defeat?”

To Be Alive Today

It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world. – Mary Oliver