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Wakening to Oneness – Be Willing to Experience Aloneness

Willing to experience aloneness, I discover connection everywhere; Turning to face my fear, I meet the warrior who lives within. -Jennifer Welwood This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian Perspective on Living in Interesting… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness – Be Willing to Experience Aloneness”

One of My Favorite Feasts

Of the forty-five popes who have reigned since the creation of the miraculous portrait (of Our Lady of Guadalupe), twenty-five have issued decrees concerning it. The earliest recorded decree is that of Pop Gregory XIII, dated 1575, that extended the indulgences granted by his … Continue Reading “One of My Favorite Feasts”

More on Diversity

Many paths lead from the foot of the mountain, but at the peak we all gaze at the single bright moon. – Ikkyu – Zen-monk poet, 1394-1481

Life from Broken Branches and Fallen Leaves

As the tree is fertilized by its own broken branches and fallen leaves and grows out of its own decay, so [people] and nations are bettered and improved by trial and refined out of broken hopes and blighted expectations. – F.W. Robinson

What Are You Planting?

Every uncompassionate action is like planting a dead tree. -Shantideva

God Leads Us in Love into the Desert

Today’s first reading is from Hosea – a favorite reading of mine from chapter 2. Thus says the LORD: I will allure her; I will lead her into the desert and speak to her heart. She shall respond there as in the days of her youth,… Continue Reading “God Leads Us in Love into the Desert”