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The Power of Transfiguration – God’s Transformation

Happy Easter! “As I sat quietly in the garden, I realized the power of transfiguration—of God’s transformation—in our world. The principle of transfiguration is at work when something so unlikely as the brown grass that covers our veld in winter becomes bright green again.… Continue Reading “The Power of Transfiguration – God’s Transformation”

From Awkwardness to Grace

“Adding wings to caterpillars does not create butterflies, it creates awkward and dysfunctional caterpillars. Butterflies are created through transformation.” – Stephanie Marshall To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Wonder Does Wonders!

“Years wrinkle the skin – but to give up WONDER wrinkles the soul.” – Reginald Stewart To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Transforming Love

“Love transforms one into what one loves.”– Catherine of Siena From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Kayleen Asbo: “Claiming our Inner Light and Truth.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and offerings, please go… Continue Reading “Transforming Love”

The Single Rose

The single RoseIs now the GardenWhere all loves end – T. S. Eliot, “Ash Wednesday,” The Waste Land and Other Poems Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online series on the poetry of T.S. Eliot with Kayleen Asbo. To learn… Continue Reading “The Single Rose”

Christmas – Celebrating Belong to One Another

To really belong to one another and to depend on one another — to really share a common destiny — is difficult for a community that wants to be diverse. It is also the community’s only hope of survival.    – Gordon Cosby At Santa… Continue Reading “Christmas – Celebrating Belong to One Another”

Advent Waiting in Hope

And all shall be well andAll manner of thing shall be wellWhen the tongues of flames are in-foldedInto the crowned knot of fireAnd the fire and the rose are one. T.S. Eliot, The Little Gidding Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting in Hope”

Advent Waiting for This Moment

Advent Waiting for This Moment Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.  – Paulo Coelho At Santa Sabina Center we await the time we can reopen for in-person retreats and can welcome you. To learn more and/or register… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting for This Moment”

The Awakening Power of Beauty

Beauty awakens the soul to act.– 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 learn more… Continue Reading “The Awakening Power of Beauty”

Awakening to Oneness – Love is what Unites

Love is the affinity which links and draws together the elements of the world. . . Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring… Continue Reading “Awakening to Oneness – Love is what Unites”