Tag: painting

Wednesday of Hope – Where Is God?

God is not remote from us. He is at the point of my pen, my (pick) shovel, my paint brush, my (sewing) needle – and my heart and thoughts. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Where Is God?”

On the Feast of Saint Catherine

To the true servant of God every place is the right place and every time is the right time. – St. Catherine of Siena  

Lost in Art, Lost in Paris

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. – Thomas Merton I can’t imagine a more beautiful place to be found and lost than Paris. And the impressionist work in Musee D’Orsay is wonderful to behold. I found this… Continue Reading “Lost in Art, Lost in Paris”

Pray Your Distractions

The crowded bus, the long queue, the railway platform, the traffic jam, the neighbor’s television sets, the heavy-footed people on the floor above you, the person who still keeps getting the wrong number on your phone. These are the real conditions of your desert.… Continue Reading “Pray Your Distractions”