Tag: trees

Going Nowhere

Going nowhere … isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more deeply. – Leonard Cohen To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “Going Nowhere”

Naming

“… I wonder what it would be like to go into a forest where nothing has a name… if we started all over, giving names, would any fact about the forest compel us to name the same units? Would we label trees? Or instead… Continue Reading “Naming”

There Are Always Results

“The death of the forest is the end of our life.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

To Whom Are We Listening?

“Once there was a woodsman who hung up his axe for good after he heard the trees whispering and realized he wasn’t the only one with a story to tell.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please… Continue Reading “To Whom Are We Listening?”

Whom Do We Choose to Lead?

“The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the axe. For the axe was clever and convinced the trees that because his hand was wood, he was one of them.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “Whom Do We Choose to Lead?”

The Harshest of Winters Does Not Last

“Such a marvel, the tenacity of the buds to surge with life every spring, to greet the lengthening days and warming weather with exuberance, no matter what hardships were brought by winter.” To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “The Harshest of Winters Does Not Last”

Observe the Wonders

“Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.” Jalaluddin Rumi To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

Listening to the Divine through the Natural World

[T]he divine communicates to us primarily through the language of the natural world. Not to hear the natural world is not to hear the divine. – Thomas Berry, The Sacred Universe (2009)  To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and… Continue Reading “Listening to the Divine through the Natural World”

Many Paths

In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike. Paulo Coelho We are excited to offer a virtual retreat – a virtual pilgrimage – with Fr. Michael Fish, OSB Cam,… Continue Reading “Many Paths”

Searching

Ten years searching in the deep forestToday great laughter at the edge of the lake Soen We are excited to offer a virtual retreat – a virtual pilgrimage – with Fr. Michael Fish, OSB Cam, entitled, Levanté 1. To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “Searching”