Tag: autumn leaves

Gratitude for This Very Moment

Our glad hearts, accepting the miracle of this moment, this breath, this day, this life—that is the foundation of all sanity. – Terry Patten To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Multiplication of Gratitude

Recipients of our appreciation are apt to express their own gratitude to others, lengthening the unending, golden chain of connections-in-goodness that stretches across the world. – Mary Ford Grabowsky, The Way of Mary To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “Multiplication of Gratitude”

Gratitude and Goodness

The gratitude that we encounter helps us believe in the goodness of the world, and strengthens us thereby to do what’s good. – Albert Schweitzer To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Warrior of the Heart

“To open deeply, as genuine spiritual life requires, we need tremendous courage and strength, a kind of warrior spirit. But the place for this warrior strength is in the heart.” Jack Kornfield, A Path with Heart To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “Warrior of the Heart”

Contemplating the Beauty of Earth

“Those who contemplate the beauty of Earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” Rachel Carson To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Advent Waiting in the Broken World

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world.All things break. And all things can be mendedNot with time, as they say, but with intention,So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally.The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is you. – L.R.… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting in the Broken World”

The Art of God

Nature is the art of God.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from the writings of Dante. To learn more… Continue Reading “The Art of God”

The Meaningful Journey

I care not where my body may take me as long as my soul is embarked on a meaningful journey.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with… Continue Reading “The Meaningful Journey”

THe Color of Autumn

With the color that paints the morning and evening clouds that face the sun I saw then the whole heaven suffused.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,”… Continue Reading “THe Color of Autumn”

All Creation has an Order

All things created have an order in themselves, and this begets the form that lets the universe resemble God.― Dante Alighieri, Paradiso This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,”… Continue Reading “All Creation has an Order”