Tag: forest

Really Look – Really Listen

“If there are mountains, I look at the mountains; On rainy days I listen to the rain. Spring, summer, autumn, winter. Tomorrow too will be good. Tonight too will be good.” Santoka Taneda To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats… Continue Reading “Really Look – Really Listen”

The Life of the Forest

“The death of the forest is the end of our life.” – Dorothy Stang  Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online series entitled, “Doorways to the Sacred.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Entering Natural Cathedrals

Groves of redwoods…are often compared to the naves of great cathedrals: the silence; the green, filtered, numinous light. A single banyan, each with its multitude of trunks, is like a temple or mosque—a living colonnade. But the metaphor should be the other way around.  The… Continue Reading “Entering Natural Cathedrals”

Hallowing Earth’s Name

Eternal Spirit — Earth-Maker, Pain-bearer, Life-giver; source of all that is and that shall be; Father and Mother of us all. Loving God, in whom is heaven. The hallowing of your name echoes through the universe! – The New Zealand Prayer Book Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “Hallowing Earth’s Name”

Centering

The very center of your heart is where life begins. The most beautiful place on Earth. – Rumi  Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Sisters Pat Farrell, OP, and Margaret Galiardi, OP: “Body of Buddha, Body of Christ: A Christian Zen… Continue Reading “Centering”

All Landscapes Are within Me

“Through me course wide rivers and in me rise tall mountains. And beyond the thickets of my agitation and confusion there stretch the wide plains of my peace and surrender. All landscapes are within me. And there is room for everything.” – Etty Hillesum… Continue Reading “All Landscapes Are within Me”

One with the Mountains

“We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us.” – John Muir To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Let’s Fall in Love with Creation!

“If we fall in love with creation deeper and deeper, we will respond to its endangerment with passion.” – 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… Continue Reading “Let’s Fall in Love with Creation!”

What Road Do You Walk?

The Great Way has no gate;There are a thousand different roads.If you pass through this barrier once,You will walk independently in the universe.– Mumon Kai To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

To What Shall I Pay Attention?

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” – Thich Nhat Hanh To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page