Tag: redwood trees

Observe the Wonders

“Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.” Jalaluddin Rumi To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Entering Natural Cathedrals

Groves of redwoods…are often compared to the naves of great cathedrals: the silence; the green, filtered, numinous light. A single banyan, each with its multitude of trunks, is like a temple or mosque—a living colonnade. But the metaphor should be the other way around.  The… Continue Reading “Entering Natural Cathedrals”

Wednesday of Hope . . . . 3

As we face the grand ecological crisis of our time, our most important renewable resource is hope. We simply must put it on with our shoes each morning. -Barbara Kingsolver

Creating a Future

The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made. And the activity of making them changes both the maker and their destination. – John Schaar

Where Does Wisdom Lead?

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Trees of the Forest Rejoice!

Today’s Advent Reading is the Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 96. The Lord our God comes with power. Sing to the Lord a new song;    sing to the Lord, all you lands. Sing to the Lord; bless God’s name;    announce God’s salvation, day after… Continue Reading “The Trees of the Forest Rejoice!”