Tag: poem

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”

Earth Prayer – Part 4

Let us live for the grace beneath all we want, let us see it in everything and everyone,  till we admit to the mystery that when I look deep enough into you, I find me, and when you dare to hear my fear in… Continue Reading “Earth Prayer – Part 4”

Earth Prayer – Part 3

Let us live deep enough till there is only one direction,  and slow enough till there is only the beginning of time, and loud enough in our hearts till there is no need to speak. – Mark Nepo Starting August 13th, Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “Earth Prayer – Part 3”

Earth Prayer – Part 1

O Endless Creator, Force of Life, Seat of the Unconscious,Dharma, Atman, Ra, Qalb, Dear Center of our Love,Christlight, Yaweh, Allwa, Mawu,Mother of the Universe . . .  – Mark Nepo Starting August 13th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an online retreat with Mark Nepo.… Continue Reading “Earth Prayer – Part 1”

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”

Fluent Like a River

FLUENT    I would love to liveLike a river flows,Carried by the surpriseOf its own unfolding. – John O’Donohue 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… Continue Reading “Fluent Like a River”

What Road Do You Walk?

The Great Way has no gate;There are a thousand different roads.If you pass through this barrier once,You will walk independently in the universe.– Mumon Kai To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Plant a Tree

Shall oil burn the sky? Or can human wisdom like a saplinggrow taller, greener, more generous? How can we know what lies ahead? Plant a tree, and see. – Kim Stafford, from “2519” Starting on February 11, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an Online Writing Retreat… Continue Reading “Plant a Tree”

The Fruit of a Gentle Life

. . . a life of kind words and gentle gestures, planting seeds and seeking peace—where could that lead?  – Kim Stafford, from “Connect the Dots” Starting on February 11, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an Online Writing Retreat with Kim Stafford: “Speak Beauty to… Continue Reading “The Fruit of a Gentle Life”

Hello, Sun in my Face!

Hello, sun in my face. Hello you who made the morning and spread it over the fields…Watch, now, how I start the day in happiness, in kindness. – Mary Oliver To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go… Continue Reading “Hello, Sun in my Face!”