Tag: tree

Finding Sacredness

“The forest is not merely an expression or representation of sacredness, nor a place to invoke the sacred; the forest is sacredness itself.” Richard Nelson To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

When to Plant a Tree

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” Chinese Proverb Join us for a silent retreat in the Dominican Tradition from August 2-7, 2002 . . . “Abiding in the Tent of Meeting>” To learn… Continue Reading “When to Plant a Tree”

Listen to Trees

“To listen to trees, nature’s great connectors, is to learn how to inhabit the relationships that give life its source, substance, and beauty.” David George Haskell To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

The Loss of a Tree

The Loss of a Tree “The loss of one tree stills a thousand songs.” – Pauline Henderson To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

You Are the Mirror

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror. – Kahlil Gibran To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

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”