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A Spiritual Journey

And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles,no matter how longbut only by a spiritual journey,a journey of one inch,very arduous and humbling and joyful,by which we arrive at the ground at our feet,and learn to be at home. – Wendell… Continue Reading “A Spiritual Journey”

Let Us Not Forget All We Are Given

“A sick sparrow remembered the beneficence of someone who cared for it. A captured tortoise did not forget the beneficence of someone who helped release it. How sad that some human faces lack the virtue of these creatures.” Eihei Dogen To learn about and/or… Continue Reading “Let Us Not Forget All We Are Given”

Paying Attention

“One should pay attention to even the smallest crawling creature for these too may have a valuable lesson to teach us.”– Black Elk Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online series entitled, “Doorways to the Sacred.” To learn more and/or register for our online… Continue Reading “Paying Attention”

The Field of Meeting

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’ doesn’t make any sense.” – Rumi… Continue Reading “The Field of Meeting”

Living Lightly

“My storehouse having been burnt down, nothing obstructs my view of the bright moon.” – Masahide, Zen poet To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Finding the Divine Essence

“I, the fiery life of divine essence, am aflame beyond the beauty of the meadows, I gleam in the waters, and I burn in the sun, moon and stars.” – Hildegard of Bingen From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online… Continue Reading “Finding the Divine Essence”

Gazing at the Beauty of Earth

“Glance at the sun. See the moon and stars. Gaze at the beauty of the green earth. Now think.” – 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.”… Continue Reading “Gazing at the Beauty of Earth”

Quiet Moments are Special

How many times have you noticed that it’s the little quiet moments in the midst of life that seem to give the rest extra-special meaning? – Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers

Every Creature Teaches Us of God

Every creature is a word of God and a book about God. – Meister Eckhart

Wednesday of Hope – Entering the Spaciousness of Uncertainty

Hope locates itself in the premises that we don’t know what will happen and that in the spaciousness of uncertainty is room to act. – Rebecca Solnit