Tag: springfield

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

Earth Belongs to All Living Creatures – Not Just Humans

To all earth’s creatures God has given the broad earth, the springs, the rivers and the forests, giving the air to the birds, and the waters to those who live in water, giving abundantly to all the basic needs of life, not as a… Continue Reading “Earth Belongs to All Living Creatures – Not Just Humans”

Ash Wednesday Thoughts

Life does not accommodate you; it shatters you. Every seed destroys its container, or else there would be no fruition. – Florida Scott-Maxwell – The Measure of My Days

We Learn of God through Creation

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created. – Meister Eckhart