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Gardens As Teachers

“We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?” Wendell Berry To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Wisdom of the Dalai Lama

“My life, when I look back, has not been easy. One thing I learned was that compassion, a sense of caring, thinking about others’ welfare, that sort of mental attitude brings me inner peace.” Dalai Lama To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “Wisdom of the Dalai Lama”

Broken and Blooming

“We’re all broken but blooming. The lilacs are another brilliant mirror of who we can grow to be, and already are.” Eric Alan To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Dark Clouds Are Not What You Think

“Dark clouds become heaven’s flowers when kissed by light.” Rabindranath Tagore To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Zen Is . . .

“Zen pretty much comes down to three things – everything changes; everything is connected; pay attention.” Jane Hirshfield To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

The Way of the Wise

“As a bee gathering nectar does not harm or disturb the color and fragrance of the flower; so do the wise move through the world.” – The Buddha To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

My View of the Moon

“My storehouse having been burnt down, nothing obstructs my view of the bright moon.” – Masahide, Zen poet To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Groundhog Day

“Every day must be Groundhog Day. I get to learn from my mistakes and be better every day.” Source unknown To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Harvest of Delight

The smallest surprise, received gratefully, yields a harvest of delight. – David Steindl-Rast To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Being Touched by Mystery

“The mystery of God touches us — or does not — in the smallest details: giving a strawberry, with love; receiving a touch, with love; sharing the snapdragon red of an autumn sunset, with love.” Marion Woodman, Coming Home to Myself To learn about… Continue Reading “Being Touched by Mystery”