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What Road Do You Walk?

The Great Way has no gate;There are a thousand different roads.If you pass through this barrier once,You will walk independently in the universe.– Mumon Kai To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Is There Anything We Don’t Share?

“This is my hope: that the recognition of shared fate might cause us to act as if shared fate is the reality that in fact it is.” – Jane Hirshfield To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Whole Worlds of Wonder even in a Single Drop of Water

Mountains and oceans have whole worlds of innumerable wondrous features. We should understand that it is not only our distant surroundings that are like this, but even what is right here, even a single drop of water. – Eihei Dogen

Wednesday of Hope . . . . 8

It is hard to have hope. It is harder as you grow old, for hope must not depend on feeling good and there is the dream of loneliness at absolute midnight. You also have withdrawn belief in the present reality of the future, which… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope . . . . 8”

The Angel and The Girl Are Met

Today’s Advent poem from Education for Justice is by Edwin Muir. The angel and the girl are met Earth was the only meeting place. For the embodied never yet Travelled beyond the shore of space. The eternal spirits in freedom go. See, they have… Continue Reading “The Angel and The Girl Are Met”