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Listen to Earth

“The single most important thing right now is to listen to the earth.” Dahr Jamail To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

True Freedom

“When you look at getting stuck in traffic as an opportunity to slow down (literally!), it can seem like more of a blessing than a nightmare. Getting stressed out won’t make those cars go any faster. Finding ways to enjoy it is a lot… Continue Reading “True Freedom”

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”

Easter Resurrection Within

“Our task is to take this earth so deeply and wholly into ourselves that it will resurrect within our being.” Rainer Maria Rilke To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

I = We

“In biology, every ‘I’ has been enabled by a ‘we.’”  Andreas Weber To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Miracles

People say that walking on water is a miracle, but to me, walking peacefully on the Earth is the real miracle. The Earth is a miracle. Each step is a miracle. Taking steps on our beautiful planet can bring real happiness. Thich Nhat Hanh… Continue Reading “Miracles”

Life Is a Garden

“life is a garden, not a roadwe enter and exit through the same gatewandering, where we go matters less than what we notice” – Bokonon To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Earth Prayer – Part 4

Let us live for the grace beneath all we want, let us see it in everything and everyone,  till we admit to the mystery that when I look deep enough into you, I find me, and when you dare to hear my fear in… Continue Reading “Earth Prayer – Part 4”

This Is the Best Season of Your Life

“Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn, a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter. If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things, this is the best season of your life.”– Wumen Huikai, The Best Season Santa Sabina Center will offer an… Continue Reading “This Is the Best Season of Your Life”