Tag: san rafael

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”

Kindness

Be kind whenever possible. it’s always possible.    – Dalai Lama To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Touching the Holy

“All this hurrying soon will be over. Only when we tarry do we touch the holy.” – Rainer Maria Rilke, In Praise of Mortality, translated and edited by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings,… Continue Reading “Touching the Holy”

Let Us See the Divine in Every Creature!

“Every creature is a glistening, glittering mirror of divinity.” – Hildegard of Bingen 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… Continue Reading “Let Us See the Divine in Every Creature!”

Are We Ever Out of Communion with God?

“The place you are right now, God circled on a map for you.”– Hafiz To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Are You Drawn to Earth?

“Holy persons draw themselves to all that is earthly.” – Hildegard of Bingen 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… Continue Reading “Are You Drawn to Earth?”

Beauty in the Branches

“The branches turn abruptly back on themselves like the rune named yew, the rune for death. I want to ask their twisted forms “Does it hurt so much, coming out of the ground?” I lean on a trunk. The pitchy berries are dull red,… Continue Reading “Beauty in the Branches”

O Light Invisible

O Light Invisible, we praise Thee!Too bright for mortal vision.O Greater Light, we praise Thee for the less;The eastern light our spires touch at morning,The light that slants upon our western doors at evening,The twilight over stagnant pools at batflight,Moon light and start light,… Continue Reading “O Light Invisible”

Advent Waiting to Renew Inner Strength

When it seems humanly impossible to do more in a difficult situation, surrender yourself to the inner silence and thereafter wait for a sign of obvious guidance or for a renewal of inner strength. – Paul Brunton, Meditations for People in Crisis On December 5th,… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting to Renew Inner Strength”

Grace Abounding

O grace abounding, through which I presumedto set my eyes on the Eternal Lightso long that I spent all my sight on it!– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s… Continue Reading “Grace Abounding”