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Christmas – Celebrating Belong to One Another

To really belong to one another and to depend on one another — to really share a common destiny — is difficult for a community that wants to be diverse. It is also the community’s only hope of survival.    – Gordon Cosby At Santa… Continue Reading “Christmas – Celebrating Belong to One Another”

Advent Waiting for This Moment

Advent Waiting for This Moment Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.  – Paulo Coelho At Santa Sabina Center we await the time we can reopen for in-person retreats and can welcome you. To learn more and/or register… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting for This Moment”

Don’t Miss What Is Right Before You

For many years, at great cost, I traveled through many countries, saw the high mountains, the oceans. The only things I did not see were the sparkling dewdrops in the grass just outside my door. – Rabindranath Tagore

Thoughts on Hope – 15

Hope has two beautiful daughters – their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are. – St. Augustine

Nature Holds Eternity

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it. – Isaac Bashevis Singer

Kindness . . . Foundational to All Spiritual Traditions

The Buddha sad, If you propose to speak, always ask yourself, is it true, is it necessary, is it kind. So very similar to Paul’s words in his letter to the Ephesians: Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in… Continue Reading “Kindness . . . Foundational to All Spiritual Traditions”

Wisdom Must Be Cultivated

We all know about the wisdom of Solomon, and how he asked God for this gift above all others. In yesterday’s reading we saw how his fame had spread to the Queen of Sheba, so great was his wisdom. All that fame, renown, and… Continue Reading “Wisdom Must Be Cultivated”

Say Thank You Until You Mean It

I love this piece by Melody Beattie, and read it often, so as to remind me to the wisdom of Gratitude. We used it as part of our morning prayer yesterday, Thanksgiving Day, at St. Margaret Convent before going to the Ultimate Celebration of… Continue Reading “Say Thank You Until You Mean It”