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Living Poems

“Remember the plants, trees, animal life who all have their families, their histories too. Talk to them, listen to them. They are alive poems.” – Joy Harjo To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Gardening Gratefulness

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

Gaining Wisdom from Creation

A truly wise person kneels at the feet of all creatures. – Mechtild of Magdeburg  

We Create Hope

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. – Lin Yutang

The Magic of the Words “Thank You”

The day I acquired the habit of consciously pronouncing the words “thank you”, I felt I had gained possession of a magic wand capable of transforming everything. – Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

More on Diversity

Many paths lead from the foot of the mountain, but at the peak we all gaze at the single bright moon. – Ikkyu – Zen-monk poet, 1394-1481

Let Us Walk Together

From of old there were not two paths. “Those who have arrived” all walked the same road. -Zenrin, The Gospel According to Zen

God’s Glory is above all the Earth

In today’s Responsorial Psalm (Ps. 57) we read, I will give thanks to you among the peoples, O LORD, I will chant your praise among the nations. For your mercy towers to the heavens, and your faithfulness to the skies. Be exalted above the… Continue Reading “God’s Glory is above all the Earth”