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The Chords that Bind It All

“To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together.” Barry Lopez To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

The Nature of the Moon

“The moon does not fight. It attacks no one. It does not worry. It does not try to crush others. It keeps to its course, but by its very nature, it gently influences.” Deng Ming-Dao To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “The Nature of the Moon”

Finding God

“I know plenty of people who find God most reliably in books, in buildings, and even in other people. I have found God in all of these places too, but the most reliable meeting place for me has always been creation. Since I first… Continue Reading “Finding God”

We Are Connected

We are all leaves on different branches of the same tree. – Laura Lynne Jackson

Wednesday of Hope – Waiting 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 the light and the stillness the dancing. – T.S. Elliot

Walk Out of Your House like a Shepherd

Be a lamp or a lifeboat or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. – Jalaluddin Rumi

A Reason for Hope

The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Prayer Is an Act of Hope – An Act of Faith

A Holy Thursday Prayer Pray, even if you feel nothing, see nothing. For when you are dry, empty, sick or weak, at such a time is your prayer most pleasing to God, even though you may find little joy in it. This is true… Continue Reading “Prayer Is an Act of Hope – An Act of Faith”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Hue

What is a country without rabbits and partridges? They are among the most simple and indigenous animal products; ancient and venerable families known to antiquity as to modern times; of the very hue and substance of Nature, nearest allied to leaves and to the… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Hue”

In All of Nature We Find God’s Initials

All animals who lift their voices at dawn sing to God. The volcanoes and the clouds and the trees cry to us about God. The whole creation cries to us penetratingly with a great joy about the existence and the beauty and the love… Continue Reading “In All of Nature We Find God’s Initials”