Tag: wendell berry

To Cultivate the Quiet of the Heart

“And we pray, not for new earth or heaven, but to be quiet in heart, and in eye clear. What we need is here.” Wendell Berry To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

A Spiritual Journey

And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles,no matter how longbut 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 to be at home. – Wendell… Continue Reading “A Spiritual Journey”

It is Time to Foster Renewal

The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.  – Wendell Berry Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online… Continue Reading “It is Time to Foster Renewal”

All Is Sacrament – Let Us Bow

To live, we must daily break the body and shed the blood of creation. When we do it knowingly, lovingly, skillfully, reverently, it is a sacrament. When we do it ignorantly, greedily, destructively, it is a desecration. – Wendell Berry, The Gift of Good Land… Continue Reading “All Is Sacrament – Let Us Bow”

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”