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Endless Possibilities

When nothing is sure, everything is possible. – Margaret Atwood 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 be related to groundlessness and how… Continue Reading “Endless Possibilities”

Wakening to Oneness with a Psalm

Unnamable God, I feel you With me at every moment. You are my food, my drink, My sunlight, and the air I breathe You are the ground I have built on And the beauty that rejoices my heart. – Stephen Mitchel, excerpt from “Psalm 16”,… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness with a Psalm”

The World Needs Appreciation

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more… Continue Reading “The World Needs Appreciation”

What Does the World Need?

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go out and do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. – Howard Thurman

Wednesday of Hope – Humor and Perspective

The only thing I can recommend at this stage is a sense of humor, an ability to see things in their ridiculous and absurd dimensions, to laugh at others and at ourselves, a sense of irony regarding everything that calls out for parody in… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Humor and Perspective”

Wednesday of Hope – Tipping the Scales

In a world of injustice, God once and for all tips the scales in the favor of hope. – Max Lucado

Let’s go . . . Nowhere

Going nowhere … isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more deeply. -Leonard Cohen

See the World

Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. – Ray Bradbury

Contemplation of the Beauty of Earth

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.   – Rachel Carson

A Lesson on Forgiveness from Nelson Mandela

– Nelson Mandela