Tag: rachel carson

Focused Attention

“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less we shall have for destruction.” Rachel Carson To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

We Turn to 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 Beginning July 15th, Santa Sabina Center offers the Online series, “Surprise, Laughter & Wonder,… Continue Reading “We Turn to Earth”

Longing for a Sense of Wonder

If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.… Continue Reading “Longing for a Sense of Wonder”

A Month of Rachel Carson – Week 5

Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. – Rachel Carson

A Month of Rachel Carson – Week 4

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 Month of Rachel Carson – Week Three

Those who contemplate the beauty of the Earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. – Rachel Carson

A Month of Rachel Carson – Week Two

If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.… Continue Reading “A Month of Rachel Carson – Week Two”

A Month of Rachel Carson – Week One

The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction. – Rachel Carson Most of us are aware of Earth Day, April 22nd. (Just think Earth supplies feeds… Continue Reading “A Month of Rachel Carson – Week One”

Turning to 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

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