Tag: flowers

This Is the Best Season of Your Life

“Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn, a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter. If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things, this is the best season of your life.”– Wumen Huikai, The Best Season Santa Sabina Center will offer an… Continue Reading “This Is the Best Season of Your Life”

Everything Is Contingent

“This world with all its beauty and all its vibrancy is just so because it is not fixed, because everything is contingent.” – Lama Willa B. Miller Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online series entitled, “Doorways to the Sacred.” To learn more and/or… Continue Reading “Everything Is Contingent”

True Miracles

After all, I don’t see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Touching the Holy

“All this hurrying soon will be over. Only when we tarry do we touch the holy.” – Rainer Maria Rilke, In Praise of Mortality, translated and edited by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings,… Continue Reading “Touching the Holy”

Embraced by Mystery

“You are embraced by the arms of the mystery of God.” – Hildegard of Bingen 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… Continue Reading “Embraced by Mystery”

Let Us Not Injure Earth

“Earth which sustains humanity must not be injured. It must not be destroyed.” – Hildegard of Bingen 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… Continue Reading “Let Us Not Injure Earth”

Are You Drawn to Earth?

“Holy persons draw themselves to all that is earthly.” – Hildegard of Bingen 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… Continue Reading “Are You Drawn to Earth?”

Christmas – Celebrating a Vision of Hope

Look to this day for it is life the very life of life.   In its brief course lie all the realities and truths of existence the joy of growth the splendor of action the glory of power.   For yesterday is but a memory And tomorrow is… Continue Reading “Christmas – Celebrating a Vision of Hope”

This Sweet Life

The experience of this sweet life.– 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 “This Sweet Life”

Lifting our Wilted Spirits

As flowerlets drooped and puckered in the night turn up to the returning sun and spread their petals wide on his new warmth and light-just so my wilted spirits rose again and such a heat of zeal surged through my veins that I was… Continue Reading “Lifting our Wilted Spirits”