“We do not see that our life right here, right now, is nirvana. Maybe we think that nirvana is a place where there are no problems, no more delusions. Maybe we think nirvana is something very beautiful, something unattainable. We always think nirvana is… Continue Reading “Nirvana Is Here”
“When we come upon beautiful things, they act like small tears in the surface of the world that pull us through to some vaster space.” – Elaine Scarry Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . .… Continue Reading “What Beauty Opens Us To”
Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness. – Chuang Tzu To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was greater than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin
Gratitude is the sweet fragrance of an opening heart. – Aine Belton
Never lose hope, my dear heart, miracles dwell in the invisible. – Rumi
Being extravagantly generous is an enchanting way to become holy and Godlike, for God is awesomely extravagant – as is revealed by even a casual glance at creation. – Edward Hays