Tag: trail

How Do We Find Our True Journey?

It may be that when we no longer know which way to go that we have come to our real journey . . . – Wendell Berry This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian… Continue Reading “How Do We Find Our True Journey?”

We Cannot Avoid Uncertainty

We can try to control the uncontrollable by looking for security and predictability, always hoping to be comfortable and safe. But the truth is that we can never avoid uncertainty. This not knowing is part of the adventure, and it’s also what makes us… Continue Reading “We Cannot Avoid Uncertainty”

Wandering

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

Beauty in the Walking

But the beauty is in the walking — we are betrayed by destinations. – Gwyn Thomas

Wear Gratitude

Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life. – Jalallludin Rumi

Wednesday of Hope – In a Power Greater than Ourselves

It is this belief in a power larger than myself and other than myself which allows me to venture into the unknown and even the unknowable.  – Maya Angelou

True Miracles

The true miracle isn’t walking on water or walking in air. Simply walking on this earth. – Thích Nhất Hạnh

Let’s go . . . Nowhere

Going nowhere … isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more deeply. -Leonard Cohen

Wednesday of Hope – What Is Defeat?

What is defeat?…Nothing but the first step to something better. – Wendell Berry When I hiked Mount Whitney with my friends Abby and Carolyn, we did not make it all the way to the tippity-top. We made it to Trail Crest at 13, 600… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – What Is Defeat?”

Wednesday of Hope – A Road in the Country

Hope is like a road in the country: there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. – Lin Yutang