Category: Dominican Life

Wisdom of Catherine of Siena

Today, on this feast of Catherine of Siena, we listen to some of her wise words. “The sun hears the fields talking about effort and the sun smiles, and whispers to me, “Why don’t the fields just rest, for I am willing to do… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Catherine of Siena”

Earth’s Primacy

“We are not God. The Earth was here before us and was given to us.” Pope Francis To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

How It Got This Way

“The situation the Earth is in today has been created by unmindful production and unmindful consumption.” Thich Nhat Hanh To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Let’s Fall in Love with Creation

“If we fall in love with creation deeper and deeper, we will respond to its endangerment with passion.” Hildegard of Bingen To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Miracles

People say that walking on water is a miracle, but to me, walking peacefully on the Earth is the real miracle. The Earth is a miracle. Each step is a miracle. Taking steps on our beautiful planet can bring real happiness. Thich Nhat Hanh… Continue Reading “Miracles”

Finding Home

Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.  Gary Snyder To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Seeing the Way

“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Trees Are Sanctuaries

“Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.” Herman Hesse To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Listen to Trees

“To listen to trees, nature’s great connectors, is to learn how to inhabit the relationships that give life its source, substance, and beauty.” David George Haskell To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

The Loss of a Tree

The Loss of a Tree “The loss of one tree stills a thousand songs.” – Pauline Henderson To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.