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Beauty

Beauty seen makes the one who sees it more beautiful. – David Steindl-Rast To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

The End Is Where We Start

What we call the beginning is often the endAnd to make an end is to make a beginning.The end is where we start from. – T. S. Eliot, “Little Gidding,” Four Quartets Starting today, January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center offers an online series on… Continue Reading “The End Is Where We Start”

Primal Discovery

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on… Continue Reading “Primal Discovery”

Wednesday of Hope – Opportunities

There are opportunities even in the most difficult moments. – Wangari Maathai

Gratefulness Is a Bridge

I wonder if gratefulness is the bridge from sorrow to joy, spanning the chasm of our anxious striving. Freed from the burden of unbridled desires, we can enjoy what we have, celebrate what we’ve attained, and appreciate the familiar. For if we can’t be… Continue Reading “Gratefulness Is a Bridge”

Wednesday of Hope – Rainbows

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us — in the dreariest and most dreaded moments — can see a possibility of hope. ~Maya Angelou

Wednesday of Hope – Diving for Pearls

When the waves close over me, I dive down to fish for pearls. – Masha Kaleko

Tarrying

All this hurrying soon will be over. Only when we tarry do we touch the holy. – Rainer Maria Rilke, In Praise of Mortality, translated and edited by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy

When Are You Most Alive?

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. – Thornton Wilder

A Lesson on Forgiveness from Nelson Mandela

– Nelson Mandela