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Wow and Awe

“The words, “wow” and “awe” are the same height and width, all w’s and short vowels. They could dance together. Even when, maybe especially when, we don’t cooperate, this energy – the breath, the glory, the goodness of God – is given.” –  Anne Lamott, Help,… Continue Reading “Wow and Awe”

The Calmness of Life

There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy. – Ralph H. Blum To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

What a Wonderful Life!

“What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.” – Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, Quoted in Age Doesn’t Matter Unless You’re a Cheese, by Kathryn and Ross Petras To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go… Continue Reading “What a Wonderful Life!”

Animals Are People, Too

“Animals are people, too. As are plants. And water. And soil. This is the fundamental insight at the heart of all eco-spiritual work. But to get that insight, we have to get with the big picture. To get that insight, we have to climb… Continue Reading “Animals Are People, Too”

Grant Us the Capacity to Receive

“God is always doing something more. Incomprehensible holy mystery is always giving more, revealing more, communicating more. The only limit to that giving has been creation’s capacity to receive.” Judy Cannato, Field of Compassion To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online… Continue Reading “Grant Us the Capacity to Receive”

Find the Seed

“Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower.” Shigenori Kameoka To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Happiness Arises

Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness. – Chuang Tzu To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Fragility

Walk around feeling like a leaf. Know you could tumble any second.  Then decide what to do with your time. – John O’Donohue To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Why We Plant Roses

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. – George Eliot To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Earth Prayer – Part 4

Let us live for the grace beneath all we want, let us see it in everything and everyone,  till we admit to the mystery that when I look deep enough into you, I find me, and when you dare to hear my fear in… Continue Reading “Earth Prayer – Part 4”