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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”

The Spirit is the Breeze that Nourishes Us

“I am the breeze that nourishes all things green. I encourage blossoms to flourish with ripening fruits … I am yearning for good.” – Hildegard of Bingen From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Kayleen Asbo: “Claiming our… Continue Reading “The Spirit is the Breeze that Nourishes Us”

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

We Thank Thee for Light

We thank Thee for the lights that we have kindled,The light of altar and of sanctuary;Small lights of those who meditate at midnightAnd lights directed through the coloured pans of windowsAnd light reflected from the polished stone,The gilded carven wood, the coloured fresco.|Our gaze… Continue Reading “We Thank Thee for Light”

Redeem the Time

But the fountain sprang up and the bird sang downRedeem the time, redeem the dreamThe token of the word unheard, unspoken. – T. S. Eliot, “Ash Wednesday,” The Waste Land and Other Poems Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online… Continue Reading “Redeem the Time”

The Single Rose

The single RoseIs now the GardenWhere all loves end – T. S. Eliot, “Ash Wednesday,” The Waste Land and Other Poems Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online series on the poetry of T.S. Eliot with Kayleen Asbo. To learn… Continue Reading “The Single Rose”

It Is Always Worth While

Would it have been worth while,After the sunsets and the dooryards and the sprinkled streets,After the novels, after the teacups, after the skirts that trail along the floor – And this, and so much more? – It is impossible to say just what I mean! –… Continue Reading “It Is Always Worth While”

On New Year’s Eve, Wishing You a Fresh Beginning

Every moment is a fresh beginning. – T.S. Eliot  Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online series on the poetry of T.S. Eliot with Kayleen Asbo. To learn more and/or register our online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Christmas – Celebrating with Hopeful Eyes

Hopeful Eyes Hope looks at all things the way a mother looks at her child, with a passion for the possible. That way of looking is creative. It creates the space in which perfection can unfold. More than that, the eyes of hope look through… Continue Reading “Christmas – Celebrating with Hopeful Eyes”

Christmas – Celebrating a Vision of Hope

Look to this day for it is life the very life of life.   In its brief course lie all the realities and truths of existence the joy of growth the splendor of action the glory of power.   For yesterday is but a memory And tomorrow is… Continue Reading “Christmas – Celebrating a Vision of Hope”