Tag: dante alighieri

How Is My Desire Moved?

My desire and will were moved already – like a wheel revolving uniformly – by the Love that moves the sun and the other stars.– Dante Alighieri, Par.33,143-45 This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A… Continue Reading “How Is My Desire Moved?”

Footprint of the Divine

The whole universe is but the footprint of the Divine goodness.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from the writings… Continue Reading “Footprint of the Divine”

The Meaningful Journey

I care not where my body may take me as long as my soul is embarked on a meaningful journey.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with… Continue Reading “The Meaningful Journey”

THe Color of Autumn

With the color that paints the morning and evening clouds that face the sun I saw then the whole heaven suffused.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,”… Continue Reading “THe Color of Autumn”

Here and Now

Everywhere is here and every when is now.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from the writings of Dante. To… Continue Reading “Here and Now”

Recognizing Each and Everyone

By its seed each herb is recognized.– Dante Alighieri, Canto XVI, line 114 (tr. Longfellow) This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from… Continue Reading “Recognizing Each and Everyone”

Put Back All Sorrow

Put back all sorrow from your mind; and never forget that I am always by you should it occur again, as we walk on, that we find ourselves where others of this crew fall to such petty wrangling and upbraiding. The wish to hear… Continue Reading “Put Back All Sorrow”

Shaping One’s Attention

Salvation must grow out of understanding, total understanding can follow only from total experience, and experience must be won by the laborious discipline of shaping one’s absolute attention.― Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the… Continue Reading “Shaping One’s Attention”

The Great Sea of Being

Thus every nature moves across the tideof the great sea of being to its own port,each with its given instinct as its guide.― Dante Alighieri, Paradiso This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat… Continue Reading “The Great Sea of Being”

The Imprint of the Eternal Pleasure

Like the lark that soars in the air, first singing, then silent, content with the last sweetness that satiates it, such seemed to me that image, the imprint of the Eternal Pleasure.– Dante Alighieri, Canto XX, lines 73–77 (tr. Sinclair). This month, on November… Continue Reading “The Imprint of the Eternal Pleasure”