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Hope Opens Doors

“Hope is a great tool when it comes to forming new habits and letting go of older, obsolete habits. Hope opens the door to possibility and allows us to envision change, particularly change that we desire.” Andrew Mellen, UnStuff your Life To learn about… Continue Reading “Hope Opens Doors”

Finding the Full Sense of Communion

“Spiritual disciplines are being renewed throughout the world. For some, the ultimate mystery of things is experienced in the depth of the inner self, for others in the human community, for still others in the earth process itself. Yet in each instance, the full… Continue Reading “Finding the Full Sense of Communion”

Imperfection and Perfection . . . Dark and Light

“Imperfection and perfection go so hand in hand, and our dark and our light are so intertwined, that by trying to push the darkness or negative aspects of our life to the side… we are preventing ourselves from the fullness of life.” Jeff Bridges… Continue Reading “Imperfection and Perfection . . . Dark and Light”

A Drop of Water in a Deep Ravine

“However deep yourKnowledge of the scripturesIt is no more than a strand of hairIn the vastness of space;However important appearsYour worldly experience,It is but a drop of water in a deep ravine.” Tokusan To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats… Continue Reading “A Drop of Water in a Deep Ravine”

Peace

“Over all the mountaintops is peace In all the treetops, scarcely a breath;The little birds in the forest are silent.Wait then; you, too, will have peace.” Goethe To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

The Chords that Bind It All

“To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together.” Barry Lopez To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

The Gift of Uncertainty

“To be hopeful means to be uncertain about the future, to be tender toward possibilities, to be dedicated to change all the way down to the bottom of your heart.” Rebecca Solnit To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “The Gift of Uncertainty”

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”