Category: Spirituality

Finding Sacredness

“The forest is not merely an expression or representation of sacredness, nor a place to invoke the sacred; the forest is sacredness itself.” Richard Nelson To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

The Book of Creation

“It is important to return to the book of creation as the book of God because creation expresses God. Creation is not a backdrop for human drama but the disclosure of God’s identity.” Ilia Delio To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “The Book of Creation”

Listen to the Birds

“I don’t know anything about consciousness. I just try to teach my students how to hear the birds sing.” Shunryu Suzuki  To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

To Be Alive

“To be alive in this beautiful, self-organizing universe — to participate in the dance of life with senses to perceive it, lungs that breathe it, organs that draw nourishment from it — is a wonder beyond words.” Joanna Macy To learn about and/or register… Continue Reading “To Be Alive”

Be a Lifeboat

“Be a lamp or a lifeboat or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.” Rumi To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Look!

Let me keep company always with those who say  “Look!” and laugh in astonishment,  and bow their heads. Mary Oliver, “Mysteries, Yes” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Nirvana Is Here

“We do not see that our life right here, right now, is nirvana. Maybe we think that nirvana is a place where there are no problems, no more delusions. Maybe we think nirvana is something very beautiful, something unattainable. We always think nirvana is… Continue Reading “Nirvana Is Here”

Stillness

Such stillness the cries of the cicadas sink into the rocks Basho To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

May I Find You, O God, Everywhere

You are above me, O God, you are within. You are in all things yet contained by no thing. Teach me to seek you in all that has life that I may see you as the Light of life. Teach me to search for… Continue Reading “May I Find You, O God, Everywhere”

New Roads

“When we walk with love, new roads open to us and we see the way forward where before there was only a wall.” Gabriel Andreas, StoryPeople Please join us, in-person or online, for our Day of Prayer on September 7th. To learn about and/or register… Continue Reading “New Roads”