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Finding Meaning

“A monk asked Zhaozhou, ‘What is the living meaning of Zen?.’    Zhaozhou said, “The oak tree in the courtyard.” Case 37 from the Mumonkan (Wumenguan) Collection of Zen Koans  Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 .… Continue Reading “Finding Meaning”

The Pace of Nature

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent of Meeting>” To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “The Pace of Nature”

A Spiritual Journey

And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles,no matter how long,but 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 Berry, Collected… Continue Reading “A Spiritual Journey”

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”

Finding the Universe

“A Zen master said to a monk, “You must see the universe in your cup.” The monk looked into his cup, but he didn’t see the universe there, so he threw the cup away. The Zen master said, “Oh, poor cup.” We think the… Continue Reading “Finding the Universe”

A Time for Transformation

“We have all lived through a time of great unraveling. Yet, with great disruption comes a possibility for change. We can’t just be healed; we must be transformed.” Carrie Newcomer To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please… Continue Reading “A Time for Transformation”

Leave the Door Open

“Leave the door open to the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.” Rebecca Solnit To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “Leave the Door Open”

Gratitude Begets Happiness

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. – Dennis Waitley To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

What Is My Work?

“My work is loving the world.” Mary Oliver To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Finding the Still Point

“At the center of our being is a point of nothingness which is untouched by sin and by illusion, a point of pure truth, a point or spark which belongs entirely to God, which is never at our disposal, from which God disposes our… Continue Reading “Finding the Still Point”