Tag: sunset

What Is Life?

“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.” To learn about and/or register… Continue Reading “What Is Life?”

Happy New Year – 2023

“Today we celebrate light and honor the wisdom of the shadows. In connecting with the natural world in a way that honors the sacred immanence in all things, we establish a resonance with the seasons.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “Happy New Year – 2023”

Be Light

In times of deep darkness, we not only need light — we need to be light for one another. To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Grateful Living

“Grateful living: an alchemic operation of converting “disgraceful” things into grateful events.” – Raimundo Panikkar To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page During the month of November, it has been my custom to use quotes… Continue Reading “Grateful Living”

Opening to Gratitude

“No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night.” – Elie Wiesel To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-pageDuring the month of November, it has been my… Continue Reading “Opening to Gratitude”

To Be Alive

“To be alive in this beautiful, self-organizing universe — to participate in the dance of life with senses to perceive it, lungs that breathe it, organs that draw nourishment from it — is a wonder beyond words.” Joanna Macy To learn about and/or register… Continue Reading “To Be Alive”

We Are Ocean

We feel like separate water droplets but we are also ocean. Jane Hirshfield To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Be Joyful

“Laugh.  Laughter is immeasurable.  Be joyful though you have considered all the facts.” Wendell Berry To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Look from the Standpoint of Awe

“Looking at the Earth and the universe from the standpoint of awe, wonder and radical amazement at the grandeur and magnificent mystery of all being. That’s what the new bottom line is about.” Rabbi Michael Lerner To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “Look from the Standpoint of Awe”

Imperfection and Perfection . . . Dark and Light

“Imperfection and perfection go so hand in hand, and our dark and our light are so intertwined, that by trying to push the darkness or negative aspects of our life to the side… we are preventing ourselves from the fullness of life.” Jeff Bridges… Continue Reading “Imperfection and Perfection . . . Dark and Light”