Tag: wendell berry

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?”

Wednesday of Hope – Golden Stitches in the Dark

Love is what carries you, for it is always there, even in the dark, or most in the dark, but shining out at times like gold stitches in a piece of embroidery. – Wendell Berry This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Golden Stitches in the Dark”

A Spiritual Journey

A Spiritual Journey   And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long, but only by a spiritual journey, a journey of one inch, very arduous and humbling and joyful, by which we arrive at the ground at our… Continue Reading “A Spiritual Journey”

Wednesday of Hope in The Peace of the Wild Things

When despair grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope in The Peace of the Wild Things”

What We All Share

Earth is what we all have in common. – Wendell Berry

How to Discover the World

And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long, but only by a spiritual journey, a journey of one inch, very arduous and humbling and joyful, by which we arrive at the ground at our feet, and learn… Continue Reading “How to Discover the World”

The Soil Connects Us

The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we can have no community,… Continue Reading “The Soil Connects Us”

Wednesday of Hope – How Hard Is It to have Hope?

It is hard to have hope. It is harder as you grow old, for hope must not depend on feeling good and there is the dream of loneliness at absolute midnight. You also have withdrawn belief in the present reality of the future, which… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – How Hard Is It to have Hope?”

Let Us Care for our Soil

The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we can have no community,… Continue Reading “Let Us Care for our Soil”

The World Is Created by Love

I believe that the world was created and approved by love, that it subsists, coheres, and endures by love, and that, insofar as it is redeemable, it can be redeemed only by love. – Wendell Berry