Tag: river

How Earth Delights

“Forget not that Earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – Kahlil Gibran Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent of… Continue Reading “How Earth Delights”

Walk into the Forest

“Simply walking into a forest is a holiday for your mind and soul, allowing your imagination and creativity to bloom.” – Diana Beresford-Kroeger Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent… Continue Reading “Walk into the Forest”

Searching For . . .

We are knee-deep in a river, searching for water. Kabir Helminski To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Mutual Affection

“We walk through forests of physical thingsthat are also spiritual thingsthat look on us with affectionate looks.” – Baudelaire To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Where Is God?

“Where is God in this picture? God is all over the place. God is up there, down here, inside my skin and out. God is the web, the energy, the space, the light-not captured in them, as if those concepts were more real than… Continue Reading “Where Is God?”

The Chords that Bind It All

“To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together.” Barry Lopez To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Time Is a River

“Time is the substance I am made of. Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the… Continue Reading “Time Is a River”

All Landscapes Are within Me

“Through me course wide rivers and in me rise tall mountains. And beyond the thickets of my agitation and confusion there stretch the wide plains of my peace and surrender. All landscapes are within me. And there is room for everything.” – Etty Hillesum… Continue Reading “All Landscapes Are within Me”

Watersound

“Watersound woke me. Dark. I was ready to lie there season by season, to die from my life, or to live as the river lives, to climb with salmon and fall away from that final loving work like rain, to tumble headlong, to flicker… Continue Reading “Watersound”

To Be a Dancer

If you want to be a dancer,” she said, “If you want to dance with another, you will listen to moving water. You will start with steps, and then learn pure flow. – Kim Stafford, from “The Play of Moving Water,” Wind on the Waves:… Continue Reading “To Be a Dancer”