Tag: poem

Searching

Ten years searching in the deep forestToday great laughter at the edge of the lake Soen 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… Continue Reading “Searching”

Mutual Affection

“We walk through forests of physical thingsthat are also spiritual thingsthat look on us with affectionate looks.” – Baudelaire To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Life Is a Garden

“life is a garden, not a roadwe enter and exit through the same gatewandering, where we go matters less than what we notice” – Bokonon 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”

The Flow of Time

“Time Like a petal in the wind Flows softly by As old lives are taken New ones beginA continual chain Which lasts throughout eternity Every life but a minute in time But each of equal importance .” Cindy Cheney To learn about and/or register… Continue Reading “The Flow of Time”

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.

A Spiritual Journey

And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles,no matter how longbut only by a spiritual journey,a journey of one inch,very arduous and humbling and joyful,by which we arrive at the ground at our feet,and learn to be at home. – Wendell… Continue Reading “A Spiritual Journey”

Fragility

Walk around feeling like a leaf. Know you could tumble any second.  Then decide what to do with your time. – John O’Donohue To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Earth Prayer – Part 6

O nameless spirit that is not done with us,  let us love without a net beyond the fear of death until the speck of peace we guard so well becomes the world. – Mark Nepo Starting August 13th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an… Continue Reading “Earth Prayer – Part 6”

Earth Prayer – Part 5

O let us embrace that unexpected moment of unity as the atom of God Let us have the courage to hold each other when we break and worship what unfolds . . . – Mark Nepo Starting August 13th, Santa Sabina Center is offering… Continue Reading “Earth Prayer – Part 5”