Tag: utah

The Journey toward Peace and Joy

In each of us there is a spark that can reverse the trends of violence and depression spiraling within us and in the world around us. By setting in motion the spiral of gratefulness we begin the journey toward peace and joy. David Steindl-Rast… Continue Reading “The Journey toward Peace and Joy”

Going on Pilgrimage

[The human person] instinctively regards [the] self as a wanderer and wayfarer, and it is second nature for [her or] him to go on pilgrimage in search of a privileged and holy place, a center and source of indefectible life. Thomas Merton We are… Continue Reading “Going on Pilgrimage”

The Tension of Hope

“Hope is holding a creative tension between what is and what could and should be, each day doing something to narrow the distance between the two.” Parker Palmer To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page.

A Drop of Water in a Deep Ravine

“However deep yourKnowledge of the scripturesIt is no more than a strand of hairIn the vastness of space;However important appearsYour worldly experience,It is but a drop of water in a deep ravine.” Tokusan To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats… Continue Reading “A Drop of Water in a Deep Ravine”

Allow Me to See

“door of being, dawn and wake me, allow me to see the face of this day, allow me to see the face of this night, all communicates, all is transformed, arch of blood, bridge of the pulse, take me to the other side of… Continue Reading “Allow Me to See”

The Isness of Creation

“Creation is giving of Isness from God. God is nowhere as much she is in the soul. . .  Be yourself. And if what the means is unclear to you, look around at the things of Earth. Study the stone which always does what it… Continue Reading “The Isness of Creation”

Along the Way

“Along the way to knowledge, Many things are accumulated . . . Along the way to wisdom, Many things are discarded.” Lau-Tzu On September 11th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an online retreat with Linda Trichter and Anne Bright, who will guide participants in… Continue Reading “Along the Way”

Secret Destinations

“All journeys have a secret destination of which the traveler is unaware.” Martin Buber On September 11th, Santa Sabina Center is offering an online retreat with Linda Trichter and Anne Bright, who will guide participants in the way of Proprioceptive Writing. To learn more… Continue Reading “Secret Destinations”

Fluent Like a River

FLUENT    I would love to liveLike a river flows,Carried by the surpriseOf its own unfolding. – John O’Donohue Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online series entitled, “Doorways to the Sacred.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and offerings, please… Continue Reading “Fluent Like a River”

Let Us See the Weeds

Weeds are transparently close to us. Yet we don’t see them. There is something about that, their being right in front of us and our not seeing them, that made me think this really needed to be looked at. – Doug Burgess Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “Let Us See the Weeds”