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What Are Our Stories as the Sun Sets?

Bring me a story you hear in dark silenceafter the last light, the gone that gathers dewin the fingers not to hold, carry away, butonly to feel.– Kim Stafford, from “Do You Need Anything from the Mountain?” Starting on February 11, 2021, Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “What Are Our Stories as the Sun Sets?”

What Does it Matter?

It doesn’t matter if the water is cold or warm if you’re going to have to wade through it anyway. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the… Continue Reading “What Does it Matter?”

Truth

In the end, only the truth will survive. – 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 Milieu,” with Ruth Droege, OP. So this month’s quotes are from the writings… Continue Reading “Truth”

Wakening to Oneness – The All

Nothing is itself without everything else. – Thomas Berry

Where Do I Begin? Where Do I End?

Finding where exactly the outside world ends and I begin—is not so easy. – Nora Bateson

Wednesday of Hope – Which Doesn’t Require Optimism

Since Active Hope doesn’t require our optimism, we can apply it even in areas where we feel hopeless. The guiding impetus is intention; we choose what we aim to bring about, act for, or express. Rather than weighing our chances and proceeding only when… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Which Doesn’t Require Optimism”

Wednesday of Hope – Do Not Be Silent

Hope will never be silent. – Harvey Milk

Watching for Wonder

Human beings must always be on the watch for the coming of wonders. – E. B. White

Wednesday of Hope – Darkest before Dawn

On this Feast of St. Lucy, whose name means Light – celebrated in the darkest days in the Northern Hemisphere, I’ve chosen this quote for those times we find ourselves in darkness, no matter the time of year or the hemisphere. We must believe… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Darkest before Dawn”

True Miracles

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