Tag: clouds

Being Touched by Mystery

“The mystery of God touches us — or does not — in the smallest details: giving a strawberry, with love; receiving a touch, with love; sharing the snapdragon red of an autumn sunset, with love.” Marion Woodman, Coming Home to Myself To learn about… Continue Reading “Being Touched by Mystery”

A Spiritual Journey

And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles,no matter how longbut only by a spiritual journey,a journey of one inch,very arduous and humbling and joyful,by which we arrive at the ground at our feet,and learn to be at home. – Wendell… Continue Reading “A Spiritual Journey”

Along the Way

“Along the way to knowledge, Many things are accumulated . . . Along the way to wisdom, Many things are discarded.” Lau-Tzu On September 11th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an online retreat with Linda Trichter and Anne Bright, who will guide participants in… Continue Reading “Along the Way”

Secret Destinations

“All journeys have a secret destination of which the traveler is unaware.” Martin Buber On September 11th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an online retreat with Linda Trichter and Anne Bright, who will guide participants in the way of Proprioceptive Writing. To learn more… Continue Reading “Secret Destinations”

Earth Prayer – Part 6

O nameless spirit that is not done with us,  let us love without a net beyond the fear of death until the speck of peace we guard so well becomes the world. – Mark Nepo Starting August 13th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an… Continue Reading “Earth Prayer – Part 6”

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”

We Turn to Earth

“It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.” Rachel Carson Beginning July 15th, Santa Sabina Center offers the Online series, “Surprise, Laughter & Wonder,… Continue Reading “We Turn to Earth”

Fluent Like a River

FLUENT    I would love to liveLike a river flows,Carried by the surpriseOf its own unfolding. – John O’Donohue Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online series entitled, “Doorways to the Sacred.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and offerings, please… Continue Reading “Fluent Like a River”

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”