Tag: beach

Diversity Is Nature’s Way

“Uniformity is not nature’s way; diversity is nature’s way.” – Vandana Shiva Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent of Meeting>” To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “Diversity Is Nature’s Way”

Good Friday Thoughts

“Pain is the plow that tears up our hearts to make us open to truth. If it were not for suffering, we would never recognize our guilt, our godlessness, and the crying injustice of the human condition.” Eberhard Arnold To learn about and/or register… Continue Reading “Good Friday Thoughts”

Ash Wednesday – A Time to Forgive

“In our society, forgiveness is often seen as weakness. People who forgive those who have hurt them or their family are made to look as if they really don’t care about their loved ones. But forgiveness is tremendous strength. It is the action of… Continue Reading “Ash Wednesday – A Time to Forgive”

An Apache Blessing

“May the sun bring you new energy by day,May the moon softly restore you by night,May the rain wash away your worries,May you walk gently through the worldAnd know its beauty all the days of your life.” Apache Blessing To learn about and/or register… Continue Reading “An Apache Blessing”

Not Clinging to the Shore

“We cannot discover new oceans unless we have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Andre Gide To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page. To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “Not Clinging to the Shore”

Let Go of Your Dreams

“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” Anais Nin To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “Let Go of Your Dreams”

Clouds Appearing

“Clouds appear free of care And carefree drift away. But the carefree mind is not to be “found” — To find it, first stop looking around.” Wang An-Shih, A Drifting Boat: Chinese Zen Poetry, trans. J. W. Wallis To learn about and/or register for Santa… Continue Reading “Clouds Appearing”

Believe in Yourself

“We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that something deep inside us is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals… Continue Reading “Believe in Yourself”

Experiencing Beauty

“Whenever I experience something beautiful, I am with Soul. That moment of inward breath, that pause and awareness of “how beautiful this is” is a prayer of appreciation, a moment of gratitude in which I behold beauty and am one with it.” – Jean… Continue Reading “Experiencing Beauty”

Letting Go into Surprise

Don’t plan it all. Let life surprise you a little. – Julia Alvarez To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page