Category: Spirituality

Welcome Year 2022

“And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been.” Rainer Maria Rilke To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Happy New Year!

“And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” Meister Eckhart To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Wow and Awe

“The words, “wow” and “awe” are the same height and width, all w’s and short vowels. They could dance together. Even when, maybe especially when, we don’t cooperate, this energy – the breath, the glory, the goodness of God – is given.” –  Anne Lamott, Help,… Continue Reading “Wow and Awe”

Pay Deep Attention

“We can’t enchant the world, which makes its own magic; but we can enchant ourselves by paying deep attention.” Diane Ackerman To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Leave the Door Open

“Leave the door open to the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.” Rebecca Solnit To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “Leave the Door Open”

Imperfection and Perfection . . . Dark and Light

“Imperfection and perfection go so hand in hand, and our dark and our light are so intertwined, that by trying to push the darkness or negative aspects of our life to the side… we are preventing ourselves from the fullness of life.” Jeff Bridges… Continue Reading “Imperfection and Perfection . . . Dark and Light”

The Jewel Within

“The universe buries strange jewels deep within us all, and then stands back to see if we can find them.” Elizabeth Gilbert To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

A Drop of Water in a Deep Ravine

“However deep yourKnowledge of the scripturesIt is no more than a strand of hairIn the vastness of space;However important appearsYour worldly experience,It is but a drop of water in a deep ravine.” Tokusan To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats… Continue Reading “A Drop of Water in a Deep Ravine”

Peace

“Over all the mountaintops is peace In all the treetops, scarcely a breath;The little birds in the forest are silent.Wait then; you, too, will have peace.” Goethe To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

The Chords that Bind It All

“To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together.” Barry Lopez To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.