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Be a Lifeboat

“Be a lamp or a lifeboat or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.” Rumi To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Gardens Say “I Love You”

A garden is a way that the land says, “I love you.”…Gardens are simultaneously a material and a spiritual undertaking. Robin Wall Kimmerer To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

We Are a One-Day Dandelion

“We are so brief. A one-day dandelion. A seedpod skittering across the ice. We are a feather falling from the wing of a bird. I don’t know why it is given to us to be so mortal and to feel so much. It is… Continue Reading “We Are a One-Day Dandelion”

To Be Alive

“To be alive in this beautiful, self-organizing universe — to participate in the dance of life with senses to perceive it, lungs that breathe it, organs that draw nourishment from it — is a wonder beyond words.” Joanna Macy To learn about and/or register… Continue Reading “To Be Alive”

We Are Ocean

We feel like separate water droplets but we are also ocean. Jane Hirshfield To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

The Ground Is Our Ancestors

“You must teach your children that the ground beneath their feet is the ashes of our grandfathers. So that they will respect the land, tell your children that Earth is rich with the lives of our kin. Teach your children what we have taught… Continue Reading “The Ground Is Our Ancestors”

Protecting Peace

“Only when peace lives within each of us, will it live outside of us. We must be the wombs for a new harmony. When it is small, peace is fragile. Like a baby, it needs nurturing attention. We must protect peace from violence and… Continue Reading “Protecting Peace”

Hiding Somewhere Near Us

“In all ten directions of the universe.there is only one truth. When we see clearly,the great teachings are the sameWhat can ever be lost? What can be obtained? If we attain something, it was there from/ the beginning of time. If we lost something,it… Continue Reading “Hiding Somewhere Near Us”

The Not So Simple Truth

“The truth is simple. If it was complicated, everyone would understand it.” Walt Whitman 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… Continue Reading “The Not So Simple Truth”

When to Plant a Tree

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” Chinese Proverb Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent of Meeting>” To learn… Continue Reading “When to Plant a Tree”