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Transforming Love

“Love transforms one into what one loves.”– Catherine of Siena From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Kayleen Asbo: “Claiming our Inner Light and Truth.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and offerings, please go… Continue Reading “Transforming Love”

The Single Rose

The single RoseIs now the GardenWhere all loves end – T. S. Eliot, “Ash Wednesday,” The Waste Land and Other Poems Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online series on the poetry of T.S. Eliot with Kayleen Asbo. To learn… Continue Reading “The Single Rose”

Advent Waiting in Hope

And all shall be well andAll manner of thing shall be wellWhen the tongues of flames are in-foldedInto the crowned knot of fireAnd the fire and the rose are one. T.S. Eliot, The Little Gidding Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting in Hope”

Awakening to Oneness – Love is what Unites

Love is the affinity which links and draws together the elements of the world. . . Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring… Continue Reading “Awakening to Oneness – Love is what Unites”

Wednesday of Hope – To Risk Opening

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was greater than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin

When Is Time Really Wasted?

It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Roses and Thorns

The gardener uses both roses in the flowerbed and thorns in making fences. – Hazrat Inayat Khan, Gayan

How to Find Contentment

Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you. – Lao Tzu

Healing Light

How did the rose ever open its heart and give to this world all of its beauty? It felt the encouragement of Light against its being; otherwise we all remain too frightened. Hafiz, translated by Daniel Ladinsky, Love Poems from God

The Making of the Wise Heart

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise. – Sara Teasdale