Tag: sierra nevadas

Let’s Fall in Love with Creation!

“If we fall in love with creation deeper and deeper, we will respond to its endangerment with passion.” – 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… Continue Reading “Let’s Fall in Love with Creation!”

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

Beginning the Ascent

This mountain is so formed that it is always wearisome when one begins the ascent, but becomes easier the higher one climbs.– Dante Alighieri This month Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine… Continue Reading “Beginning the Ascent”

To Climb to the Heights

“Those who would climb to a lofty height must go by steps, not leaps.” – St. Gregory the Great

God Never Made an Ugly Landscape

God never made an ugly landscape. All that the sun shines on is beautiful, so long as it is wild. – John Muir

Wednesday of Hope – Tipping the Scales

In a world of injustice, God once and for all tips the scales in the favor of hope. – Max Lucado

Participating in Divinity

When before the beauty of a sunset or a mountain, you pause and exclaim, “Ah,” you are participating in divinity. Joseph Campbell, Ancient Hindu Text

All is Alive

The earth is a living thing. Mountains speak, trees sing, lakes can think, pebbles have a soul, rocks have power. – Henry Crow Dog

We in the Mountains/The Mountains in Us

We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us. – John Muir