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Awakening to Oneness – Together We . . .

We are one, after all, you and I, together we suffer, together exist, and forever will recreate each other. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the Divine… Continue Reading “Awakening to Oneness – Together We . . .”

Endless Possibilities

When nothing is sure, everything is possible. – Margaret Atwood This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian Perspective on Living in Interesting Times.” So this month’s quotes will be related to groundlessness and how… Continue Reading “Endless Possibilities”

Finding a Joyous Field

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’ doesn’t make any sense. – Rumi

Wednesday of Hope – the Role of Gratefulness

Only gratefulness, in the form of limitless openness for surprise, lays hold of the fullness of life in hope. – David Steindl-Rast

Wednesday of Hope – Dragons Can Be Killed

Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed. – G.K. Chesterton  

If You Truly Desire Peace . . .

Love it the way it is. -Thaddeus Golas, The Lazy Man’s Guide to Enlightenment

Spy Wednesday

On “Spy Wednesday” – so called because it is the day before Judas, the traitor, sold Jesus out for a bag of silver, these words from Martin Luther King, Jr., are most appropriate. Through violence you may murder a murderer but you can’t murder… Continue Reading “Spy Wednesday”

Today is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi is probably one of the best known and loved saints. He is the founder of the Franciscan Order; he and St. Dominic, who founded the Order of Preachers, were contemporaries. One of his sayings that is especially loved by Dominicans… Continue Reading “Today is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi”

It’s Not About Where You’re From

We put a lot of importance in ethereal things like status and material things like money. But it’s not about what we have or where we’re from. It’s how we live our lives. In Saturday’s Gospel reading from the 11th chapter of Luke, we… Continue Reading “It’s Not About Where You’re From”

Let Us Be Simple, and Turn into the House of Wisdom

We are encouraged in Sunday’s First Reading from the Book of Proverbs (Pr. 9:1-6) to seek wisdom. Wisdom has built her house, she has set up her seven columns; she has dressed her meat, mixed her wine, yes, she has spread her table. She… Continue Reading “Let Us Be Simple, and Turn into the House of Wisdom”