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How Earth Delights

“Forget not that Earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – Kahlil Gibran Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent of… Continue Reading “How Earth Delights”

Making Your Way

When you try hard to make your own way, you will help others. . . . Before you make your own way you cannot help anyone, and no one can help you. Shunryu Suzuki We are excited to offer a virtual retreat – a… Continue Reading “Making Your Way”

Many Paths

In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike. Paulo Coelho We are excited to offer a virtual retreat – a virtual pilgrimage – with Fr. Michael Fish, OSB Cam,… Continue Reading “Many Paths”

The Journey toward Peace and Joy

In each of us there is a spark that can reverse the trends of violence and depression spiraling within us and in the world around us. By setting in motion the spiral of gratefulness we begin the journey toward peace and joy. David Steindl-Rast… Continue Reading “The Journey toward Peace and Joy”

What Is Your Secret Destination?

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. Martin Buber We are excited to offer a virtual retreat – a virtual pilgrimage – with Fr. Michael Fish, OSB Cam, entitled, Levanté 1. To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats… Continue Reading “What Is Your Secret Destination?”

Where Does the Road Lead?

Any road followed precisely to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little bit to test that it’s a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain. Frank Herbert, Dune We are excited to offer a virtual… Continue Reading “Where Does the Road Lead?”

Wisdom of Catherine of Siena

Today, on this feast of Catherine of Siena, we listen to some of her wise words. “The sun hears the fields talking about effort and the sun smiles, and whispers to me, “Why don’t the fields just rest, for I am willing to do… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Catherine of Siena”

Be Joyful

“Laugh.  Laughter is immeasurable.  Be joyful though you have considered all the facts.” Wendell Berry To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Earth’s Primacy

“We are not God. The Earth was here before us and was given to us.” Pope Francis To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Miracles

People say that walking on water is a miracle, but to me, walking peacefully on the Earth is the real miracle. The Earth is a miracle. Each step is a miracle. Taking steps on our beautiful planet can bring real happiness. Thich Nhat Hanh… Continue Reading “Miracles”