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To Whom Are We Listening?

“Once there was a woodsman who hung up his axe for good after he heard the trees whispering and realized he wasn’t the only one with a story to tell.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please… Continue Reading “To Whom Are We Listening?”

Finding a Space for Silence

Let us leave a little room for reflection in our lives, room too for silence. Let us look within ourselves and see whether there is some delightful hidden place inside where we can be free of noise and argument. Let us hear the Word… Continue Reading “Finding a Space for Silence”

Let Yourself Be Drawn

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. – Jalaluddin Rumi, Essential Rumi, versions by Coleman Barks

Mary Oliver’s Wisdom

Making the House Ready for the Lord By Mary Oliver Dear Lord, I have swept and I have washed but still nothing is as shining as it should be for you. Under the sink, for example, is an uproar of mice –it is the… Continue Reading “Mary Oliver’s Wisdom”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape

  The crowded bus, the long queue, the railway platform, the traffic jam, the neighbor’s television sets, the heavy-footed people on the floor above you, the person who still keeps getting the wrong number on your phone. These are the real conditions of your… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape”