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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

What Is Our Legacy?

What will future generations say of us, who leave them a degraded planet as our legacy? How will we face our Lord and Creator? – Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please… Continue Reading “What Is Our Legacy?”

Sacred Walking

“Walk as if you are kissing the earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Change

All that you touch you Change. All that you Change Changes you. The only lasting truth is Change. – Octavia E. Butler To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Grateful for the Light We Have

Seek not to count the future waves of Time;But be ye satisfied that you have lightEnough to take your step and find your foothold, – T. S. Eliot, “Two Choruses from ‘The Rock,’” The Waste Land and Other Poems Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa… Continue Reading “Grateful for the Light We Have”

How Is My Desire Moved?

My desire and will were moved already – like a wheel revolving uniformly – by the Love that moves the sun and the other stars.– Dante Alighieri, Par.33,143-45 This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A… Continue Reading “How Is My Desire Moved?”

Put Back All Sorrow

Put back all sorrow from your mind; and never forget that I am always by you should it occur again, as we walk on, that we find ourselves where others of this crew fall to such petty wrangling and upbraiding. The wish to hear… Continue Reading “Put Back All Sorrow”

Shaping One’s Attention

Salvation must grow out of understanding, total understanding can follow only from total experience, and experience must be won by the laborious discipline of shaping one’s absolute attention.― Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the… Continue Reading “Shaping One’s Attention”

The Great Sea of Being

Thus every nature moves across the tideof the great sea of being to its own port,each with its given instinct as its guide.― Dante Alighieri, Paradiso This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat… Continue Reading “The Great Sea of Being”

Why Earth is Round

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the Divine Milieu,” with Ruth Droege, OP.So this month’s quotes are… Continue Reading “Why Earth is Round”