Tag: montana

We Are a One-Day Dandelion

“We are so brief. A one-day dandelion. A seedpod skittering across the ice. We are a feather falling from the wing of a bird. I don’t know why it is given to us to be so mortal and to feel so much. It is… Continue Reading “We Are a One-Day Dandelion”

How Earth Delights

“Forget not that Earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – Kahlil Gibran Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent of… Continue Reading “How Earth Delights”

Searching For . . .

We are knee-deep in a river, searching for water. Kabir Helminski To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Many Paths

In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike. Paulo Coelho We are excited to offer a virtual retreat – a virtual pilgrimage – with Fr. Michael Fish, OSB Cam,… Continue Reading “Many Paths”

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