Tag: freedom

True Freedom

“When you look at getting stuck in traffic as an opportunity to slow down (literally!), it can seem like more of a blessing than a nightmare. Getting stressed out won’t make those cars go any faster. Finding ways to enjoy it is a lot… Continue Reading “True Freedom”

True Freedom

“The function of freedom is to free someone else.” Toni Morrison Beginning July 15th, Santa Sabina Center offers the Online series, “Surprise, Laughter & Wonder, with Patricia Bruno, OP & Jude Siciliano, OP.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and offerings,… Continue Reading “True Freedom”

Wakening to Oneness – Are You Free where You Are?

You are only free when you realize you belong to no place — you belong to every place — no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great. – Maya Angelou This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness – Are You Free where You Are?”

Just What Is Freedom?

Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice. – Thich Nhat Hanh

How Much Do You Value Freedom? Whose Freedom?

All good things are wild, and free. – Henry David Thoreau Why do we prefer to contain them?

Liberty, Freedom and Justice for All

On this Independence Day, how should we judge ourselves? A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but it’s lowest ones. ― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom When I came across these words by Nelson Mandela, I recalled… Continue Reading “Liberty, Freedom and Justice for All”