Tag: mountains

Gratitude

“Gratitude for the teachings of the enlightened ones,/ gratitude for the wonders of nature,/ gratitude for the charity of human beings,/ gratitude for the opportunity to practice . . .” John Stevens, The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei Join us for a silent retreat… Continue Reading “Gratitude”

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”

Listen to the Stones

“Stones are mute teachers; they silence the observer, and the most valuable lesson we learn from them we cannot communicate.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in… Continue Reading “Listen to the Stones”

The Journey toward Peace and Joy

In each of us there is a spark that can reverse the trends of violence and depression spiraling within us and in the world around us. By setting in motion the spiral of gratefulness we begin the journey toward peace and joy. David Steindl-Rast… Continue Reading “The Journey toward Peace and Joy”

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.