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Grant Us the Capacity to Receive

“God is always doing something more. Incomprehensible holy mystery is always giving more, revealing more, communicating more. The only limit to that giving has been creation’s capacity to receive.” Judy Cannato, Field of Compassion To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online… Continue Reading “Grant Us the Capacity to Receive”

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”

Giving and Gathering

“The ocean is smart – the waves recede to gather energy for the next one.” – Carole Starkes To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

We Long for the Lightness of Being God Offers

“I reach out my hand to God that He may carry me along as a feather is borne weightlessly by the wind…” – Hildegard of Bingen From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Kayleen Asbo: “Claiming our Inner Light… Continue Reading “We Long for the Lightness of Being God Offers”

Wisdom of Thomas Berry

“The naïve assumption that the natural world is there to be possessed and used by humans for their advantage and in an unlimited manner cannot be accepted.” – Thomas Berry, The Great Work To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Thomas Berry”

Where Do the Waves Begin?

“She heard the staggered heartbeat of the waves outside, the syncopated drip of the faucet. She wondered where a wave started. Maybe it started way out there in a storm. But it came here, to this coast, in this moment. . . . It… Continue Reading “Where Do the Waves Begin?”

Seeking God in the Dark

In the shadow of death may we not look back to the past, but seek in utter darkness the dawn of God. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles… Continue Reading “Seeking God in the Dark”

Seeing

The whole life lies in the verb seeing. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the Divine Milieu,” with Ruth Droege, OP. So this month’s quotes are from the… Continue Reading “Seeing”

Every Place a Holy Place

The world, this palpable world, which we were wont to treat with the boredom and disrespect with which we habitually regard places with no sacred association for us, is in truth a holy place, and we did not know it. Venite, adoremus. – Teilhard… Continue Reading “Every Place a Holy Place”

Look Closely

The profoundly ‘atomic’ character of the universe is visible in everyday experience, in raindrops and grains of sand, in the hosts of the living, and the multitude of stars; even in the ashes of the dead. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October… Continue Reading “Look Closely”