Tag: flowers

Wisdom of Catherine of Siena

Today, on this feast of Catherine of Siena, we listen to some of her wise words. “The sun hears the fields talking about effort and the sun smiles, and whispers to me, “Why don’t the fields just rest, for I am willing to do… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Catherine of Siena”

Beauty Is Enough

“At some point in life, the world’s beauty becomes enough.” Toni Morrison To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Gardens As Teachers

“We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?” Wendell Berry To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Broken and Blooming

“We’re all broken but blooming. The lilacs are another brilliant mirror of who we can grow to be, and already are.” Eric Alan To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Dark Clouds Are Not What You Think

“Dark clouds become heaven’s flowers when kissed by light.” Rabindranath Tagore To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

The Flow of Time

“Time Like a petal in the wind Flows softly by As old lives are taken New ones beginA continual chain Which lasts throughout eternity Every life but a minute in time But each of equal importance .” Cindy Cheney To learn about and/or register… Continue Reading “The Flow of Time”

Flower of Gratitude

The flower of gratitude is like the nectar of the hive. – Anita Diamani To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

What Is Practice?

“He who distinguishes between the garden and practice cannot be said to have found the Way.” Muso Kokushi To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

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”