Tag: sky

You Are the Sky

“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.” Pema Chödrön Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent of Meeting>” To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “You Are the Sky”

Finding the Full Sense of Communion

“Spiritual disciplines are being renewed throughout the world. For some, the ultimate mystery of things is experienced in the depth of the inner self, for others in the human community, for still others in the earth process itself. Yet in each instance, the full… Continue Reading “Finding the Full Sense of Communion”

Earth Prayer – Part 6

O nameless spirit that is not done with us,  let us love without a net beyond the fear of death until the speck of peace we guard so well becomes the world. – Mark Nepo Starting August 13th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an… Continue Reading “Earth Prayer – Part 6”

Wednesday of Hope – You are the Sky

You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather. – Pema Chodron

Roll Me to a Sky-Wide View

If my mind gets trapped inside Just roll me to my sky-wide view Where I will feast on cumulous and light And tell you that art with just my eyes. – Jane Brainin, With irrepressible spirit, anticipating the toll of ALS As I read these… Continue Reading “Roll Me to a Sky-Wide View”

Just What Is Freedom?

Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Wisdom from the Meister

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created. – Meister Eckhart

Where Do You Stand Today?

Look at your feet. You are standing in the sky. When we think of the sky, we tend to look up, but the sky actually begins at the earth. – Diane Ackerman

Prayer Is Energy

Prayer is energy, the energy of love and transformative power. It is given to us to use for the good of all creation. In prayer God gives us the fuel of life, and asks us to live it. Margaret Silf in The Gift of… Continue Reading “Prayer Is Energy”

To See Afresh

The freshness of my eyes is given to me in prayer. – Attributed to the Prophet Muhammad