Tag: bridge

Celebrating the Feast of Catherine of Siena – First Vespers

First Vespers are the Psalms that are recited in the evening before a feast. Tomorrow, April 29th is the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena. And April 28th just happens to be the anniversary of the day I made vows as a Dominican Sister… Continue Reading “Celebrating the Feast of Catherine of Siena – First Vespers”

What Road Do You Walk?

The Great Way has no gate;There are a thousand different roads.If you pass through this barrier once,You will walk independently in the universe.– Mumon Kai To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

How Do We Find Our True Journey?

It may be that when we no longer know which way to go that we have come to our real journey . . . – Wendell Berry This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian… Continue Reading “How Do We Find Our True Journey?”

Wednesday of Hope – Not Striving for Success

Hope is the ability to work for something because it’s good, not just because it stands a chance of succeeding. – Mary O’Driscoll, OP

Love that Can Bridge All Divisions

In a world so torn apart by rivalry, anger, and hatred, we have the privileged vocation to be living signs of a love that can bridge all divisions and heal all wounds. – Henri Nouwen

Wednesday of Hope – A Bridge or Plank to Hope

When the bridge is gone, the narrowest plank becomes precious. -Hungarian Proverb

Breath as a Bridge

Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again. – Thich Nhat Hanh

O Sapientia – O Wisdom

Today we sing, “O Wisdom”, or as it was in the original Latin in the 7th century, “O Sapientia”. O Wisdom, you came forth from the mouth of the Most High and reach from one end of the earth to the other, mightily and… Continue Reading “O Sapientia – O Wisdom”

The Footsteps of the Wise

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought. – Matsuo Bashō  

We Walk a Narrow Bridge

Life is a very narrow bridge between two eternities. Be not afraid. – Rabbi Nachman of Braslav