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Time Is a River

“Time is the substance I am made of. Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the… Continue Reading “Time Is a River”

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

Watching the Grand Show of the Divine

“This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as… Continue Reading “Watching the Grand Show of the Divine”

Why Is This a Wonderful Day?

This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before. – Maya Angelou To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Advent Waiting for What is Waiting

The best things in life are often sitting for you at the exit ramp of your comfort zone.  – Karen Salmansohn At Santa Sabina Center we await the time we can reopen for in-person retreats and can welcome you. To learn more and/or register… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting for What is Waiting”

Every Place a Holy Place

The world, this palpable world, which we were wont to treat with the boredom and disrespect with which we habitually regard places with no sacred association for us, is in truth a holy place, and we did not know it. Venite, adoremus. – Teilhard… Continue Reading “Every Place a Holy Place”

Wednesday of Hope – Wait Without Hope

I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope . . . wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought. So, the darkness shall be light and the stillness the dancing. – T.S. Eliot This month Santa Sabina Center’s online… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Wait Without Hope”

We Are Connected

We are all leaves on different branches of the same tree. – Laura Lynne Jackson

May We Always Find the Capacity to Appreciate

The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy. – Abraham Maslow

Wednesday of Hope – An Astonishing Mix

What the Day Gives Suddenly, sun. Over my shoulder in the middle of gray November what I hoped to do comes back, asking. Across the street the fiery trees hold onto their leaves, red and gold in the final months of this unfinished year,… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – An Astonishing Mix”