Tag: mountain

Walk into the Forest

“Simply walking into a forest is a holiday for your mind and soul, allowing your imagination and creativity to bloom.” – Diana Beresford-Kroeger Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent… Continue Reading “Walk into the Forest”

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”

Possibilities Are Wide Open

“We can do anything we want today. Look how beautiful it is.” – Gabriel Andreas, “StoryPeople” Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online series entitled, “Doorways to the Sacred.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

It is Time to Foster Renewal

The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.  – Wendell Berry Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online… Continue Reading “It is Time to Foster Renewal”

Are We Ever Out of Communion with God?

“The place you are right now, God circled on a map for you.”– Hafiz To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Endless Possibilities

When nothing is sure, everything is possible. – Margaret Atwood This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Grounding Ourselves When There is No Ground: A Buddhist-Christian Perspective on Living in Interesting Times.” So this month’s quotes will be related to groundlessness and how… Continue Reading “Endless Possibilities”

Wakening to Oneness with a Psalm

Unnamable God, I feel you With me at every moment. You are my food, my drink, My sunlight, and the air I breathe You are the ground I have built on And the beauty that rejoices my heart. – Stephen Mitchel, excerpt from “Psalm 16”,… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness with a Psalm”

The World Needs Appreciation

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more… Continue Reading “The World Needs Appreciation”

What Does the World Need?

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go out and do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. – Howard Thurman

Wednesday of Hope – Humor and Perspective

The only thing I can recommend at this stage is a sense of humor, an ability to see things in their ridiculous and absurd dimensions, to laugh at others and at ourselves, a sense of irony regarding everything that calls out for parody in… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Humor and Perspective”