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The Isness of Creation

“Creation is giving of Isness from God. God is nowhere as much she is in the soul. . .  Be yourself. And if what the means is unclear to you, look around at the things of Earth. Study the stone which always does what it… Continue Reading “The Isness of Creation”

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?”

Wear Gratitude

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

A Wisdom that Cries

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children. – Kahil Gibran  

The Source of Happiness

Happiness is not what makes us grateful. It is gratefulness that makes us happy – David Steindl-Rast (from http://www.gratefulness.org)

The Reluctant Prophet also Gives a Promise of Hope

It may have seemed to his listeners that Jeremiah, whom they called “Terror-All-Around”, had nothing to offer but bad news. But in today’s reading from the 31st chapter of the Book of Jeremiah we read: Hear the word of the Lord, O nations, proclaim… Continue Reading “The Reluctant Prophet also Gives a Promise of Hope”

Our God is with Us

From today’s Responsorial Psalm 46: There is a stream whose runlets gladden the city of God, the holy dwelling of the Most High. God is in its midst; it shall not be disturbed; God will help it at the break of dawn. The City… Continue Reading “Our God is with Us”

Can We Discern the Artisan from the Beauty that Surrounds Us?

More from today’s selection from the Book of Wisdom All  were by nature foolish who were in ignorance of God, and who from the good things seen did not succeed in knowing God who is, and from studying the works did not discern the… Continue Reading “Can We Discern the Artisan from the Beauty that Surrounds Us?”