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The Importance of a Blade of Grass

A leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. – Walt Whitman To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Mutual Responsibility

“If everything is connected to everything else, then everyone is ultimately responsible for everything. We can blame nothing on anyone else. The more we comprehend our mutual interdependence, the more we fathom the implications of our most trivial acts.” – Laurence Kushner, Invisible Lines… Continue Reading “Mutual Responsibility”

All Landscapes Are within Me

“Through me course wide rivers and in me rise tall mountains. And beyond the thickets of my agitation and confusion there stretch the wide plains of my peace and surrender. All landscapes are within me. And there is room for everything.” – Etty Hillesum… Continue Reading “All Landscapes Are within Me”

To Be a Dancer

If you want to be a dancer,” she said, “If you want to dance with another, you will listen to moving water. You will start with steps, and then learn pure flow. – Kim Stafford, from “The Play of Moving Water,” Wind on the Waves:… Continue Reading “To Be a Dancer”

We Can Never Be Vast Enough

Let us never give the impression that we are afraid of something which may renew and enlarge our ideas of man and the universe. The world will never be vast enough, nor will humanity ever be strong enough to be worthy of God who… Continue Reading “We Can Never Be Vast Enough”

Wednesday of Hope – Hope Is Not Dead

Hope is not dead, it is just larger than our imaginations. – Kathy Hobaugh

One Important Thing

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes. – Etty Hillesum

Let’s go . . . Nowhere

Going nowhere … isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more deeply. -Leonard Cohen

See the World

Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. – Ray Bradbury

With What Am I Willing to Struggle in 2016?

When we ask ourselves what kind of world we want to leave behind, we think in the first place of its general direction, its meaning and its values. Unless we struggle with these deeper issues, I do not believe that our concern for ecology… Continue Reading “With What Am I Willing to Struggle in 2016?”