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THe Color of Autumn

With the color that paints the morning and evening clouds that face the sun I saw then the whole heaven suffused.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,”… Continue Reading “THe Color of Autumn”

Wednesday of Hope – Active Hope

Active Hope is waking up to the beauty of life on whose behalf we can act. We belong to this world. – Joanna Macy

Wandering

Not all who wander are lost. – J.R.R. Tolkien

Wednesday of Hope – Don’t Be Afraid

This is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid. – Frederick Buechner

Wednesday of Hope – Finding Hope in the Stillness

In the stillness of the quiet, if we listen, we can hear the whisper of the heart giving strength to weakness, courage to fear, hope to despair. – Howard Thurman

Wednesday of Hope – All Shall Be Well

All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well…for there is a Force of love moving through the universe that holds us fast and will never let us go. – Julian of Norwich

The Blessing that Flows through Everything

The more alert we become to the blessing that flows into us through everything we touch, the more our own touch will bring blessing. – David Steindl-Rast, A Listening Heart

Wednesday of Hope – Hope in a Caterpillar

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. – Margaret Fuller

The Summer within Our Winter

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. – Albert Camus

The Blessing of Winter

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. – Anne Bradstreet