Tag: mountains

Going on Pilgrimage

[The human person] instinctively regards [the] self as a wanderer and wayfarer, and it is second nature for [her or] him to go on pilgrimage in search of a privileged and holy place, a center and source of indefectible life. Thomas Merton We are… Continue Reading “Going on Pilgrimage”

Beginning the Journey

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Lau-Tzu We are excited to offer a virtual retreat – a virtual pilgrimage – with Fr. Michael Fish, OSB Cam, entitled, Levanté 1. To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “Beginning the Journey”

The Tension of Hope

“Hope is holding a creative tension between what is and what could and should be, each day doing something to narrow the distance between the two.” Parker Palmer To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Seeing the Way

“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

That Too Will Be Good

“If there are mountains, I look at the mountains;On rainy days I listen to the rain.Spring, summer, autumn, winter.Tomorrow too will be good.Tonight too will be good.” –  Santoka Taneda To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go… Continue Reading “That Too Will Be Good”

Peace

“Over all the mountaintops is peace In all the treetops, scarcely a breath;The little birds in the forest are silent.Wait then; you, too, will have peace.” Goethe To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

The Nature of the Moon

“The moon does not fight. It attacks no one. It does not worry. It does not try to crush others. It keeps to its course, but by its very nature, it gently influences.” Deng Ming-Dao To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “The Nature of the Moon”

Really Look – Really Listen

“If there are mountains, I look at the mountains; On rainy days I listen to the rain. Spring, summer, autumn, winter. Tomorrow too will be good. Tonight too will be good.” Santoka Taneda To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats… Continue Reading “Really Look – Really Listen”

Thresholds of Wonder

“The earth is full of thresholds where beauty awaits the wonder of our gaze.” John O’Donohue Beginning July 15th, Santa Sabina Center offers the Online series, “Surprise, Laughter & Wonder, with Patricia Bruno, OP & Jude Siciliano, OP.” To learn more and/or register for… Continue Reading “Thresholds of Wonder”

Let Us See the Weeds

Weeds are transparently close to us. Yet we don’t see them. There is something about that, their being right in front of us and our not seeing them, that made me think this really needed to be looked at. – Doug Burgess Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “Let Us See the Weeds”