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What Is Life?

“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.” To learn about and/or register… Continue Reading “What Is Life?”

Have a Blest Christmas

We must not seek the Child Jesus in the pretty figures of our Christmas cribs. We must seek him among the undernourished children who have gone to bed tonight with nothing to eat, among the poor newsboys who will sleep covered with newspapers in… Continue Reading “Have a Blest Christmas”

The Tonic of Gratitude

“A lack of a daily tonic of gratitude results in an anemic soul, which, in turn, contributes to a physical sense of listlessness. A grateful soul, on the other hand, is vibrant and animated and so permeates your body with zest and with an… Continue Reading “The Tonic of Gratitude”

Universe Dancing inside Us

“We all have moments in which we are jolted out of our habitual anxiety, when we surrender control and let go of self-conscious judgments in those moments we can just “be.” We can feel refreshingly open, clear, and complete. Our mental clutter and confusions… Continue Reading “Universe Dancing inside Us”

Pay Attention

Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Faith

“For though my faith is not yours and your faith is not mine, if we each are free to light our own flame, together we can banish some of the darkness of the world.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online… Continue Reading “Faith”

On the Feast of the Annunciation – What Can You Believe?

“God is not too hard to believe in. God is too good to believe in, we being such strangers to such goodness. The love of God is to me absolutely overwhelming.” Rev. William Sloane Coffin, Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, 8/27/04 To learn about and/or… Continue Reading “On the Feast of the Annunciation – What Can You Believe?”

Building Bridges

“As we build bridges and even become bridges, we will be doing a service to the world.” John A. Powell On September 11th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an online retreat with Linda Trichter and Anne Bright, who will guide participants in the way… Continue Reading “Building Bridges”

What Is Active Hope?

“Active Hope is waking up to the beauty of life on whose behalf we can act. We belong to this world.” Joanna Macy On September 11th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an online retreat with Linda Trichter and Anne Bright, who will guide participants… Continue Reading “What Is Active Hope?”

Letting Go into Surprise

Don’t plan it all. Let life surprise you a little. – Julia Alvarez To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page