Tag: forest

Going Nowhere

Going nowhere … isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more deeply. – Leonard Cohen To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “Going Nowhere”

Naming

“… I wonder what it would be like to go into a forest where nothing has a name… if we started all over, giving names, would any fact about the forest compel us to name the same units? Would we label trees? Or instead… Continue Reading “Naming”

All-Pervasive Silence

“If you walk into a forest — you hear all kinds of subtle sounds — but underneath there is an all-pervasive silence.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Experiencing Eternity

“The universe is full of radiant suggestion . . . over and over in the butterfly we see the idea of transcendence. In the forest we see not the inert but the aspiring. In water that departs forever and forever returns, we experience eternity.”… Continue Reading “Experiencing Eternity”

Finding Clarity

“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

There Are Always Results

“The death of the forest is the end of our life.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

To Whom Are We Listening?

“Once there was a woodsman who hung up his axe for good after he heard the trees whispering and realized he wasn’t the only one with a story to tell.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please… Continue Reading “To Whom Are We Listening?”

Whom Do We Choose to Lead?

“The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the axe. For the axe was clever and convinced the trees that because his hand was wood, he was one of them.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “Whom Do We Choose to Lead?”

Matter Matters

Matter is the common, universal, tangible setting, infinitely shifting and varied, in which we live. . . . By matter we are nourished, lifted up, linked to everything else, invaded by life. To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “Matter Matters”

The Boundlessness of Determination

No matter how high the mountains of the great dharma are, no matter how deep the sea of ignorance is, they will be as nothing before a boundless spirit of determination. To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings,… Continue Reading “The Boundlessness of Determination”