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Finding the Still Point

“At the center of our being is a point of nothingness which is untouched by sin and by illusion, a point of pure truth, a point or spark which belongs entirely to God, which is never at our disposal, from which God disposes our… Continue Reading “Finding the Still Point”

Be Kind

“Be kind whenever possible. it’s always possible.” His Holiness the Dalai Lama On September 11th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an online retreat with Linda Trichter and Anne Bright, who will guide participants in the way of Proprioceptive Writing. To learn more about this… Continue Reading “Be Kind”

From Awkwardness to Grace

“Adding wings to caterpillars does not create butterflies, it creates awkward and dysfunctional caterpillars. Butterflies are created through transformation.” – Stephanie Marshall To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Wonder Does Wonders!

“Years wrinkle the skin – but to give up WONDER wrinkles the soul.” – Reginald Stewart To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

This Sweet Life

The experience of this sweet life.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from the writings of Dante. To learn more… Continue Reading “This Sweet Life”

Love – a Sacred Reserve

Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution. – Teilhard de Chardin   This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the Divine Milieu,” with Ruth… Continue Reading “Love – a Sacred Reserve”

The Divine Assails Us

  By means of all created things, without exception, the divine assails us, penetrates us, and molds us. We imagined it as distant and inaccessible, when if fact we live steeped in its burning layers. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th,… Continue Reading “The Divine Assails Us”

The Gift of Chaos

I have a great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift. – Septima Poinsette Clark This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian Perspective… Continue Reading “The Gift of Chaos”

Wakening to Oneness – Be Willing to Experience Aloneness

Willing to experience aloneness, I discover connection everywhere; Turning to face my fear, I meet the warrior who lives within. -Jennifer Welwood This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian Perspective on Living in Interesting… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness – Be Willing to Experience Aloneness”

Wednesday of Hope – Let Everything Happen to You

Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final. – Rainer Maria Rilke