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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”

It is Time to Foster Renewal

The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.  – Wendell Berry Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online… Continue Reading “It is Time to Foster Renewal”

Celebrating the Feast of Catherine of Siena – First Vespers

First Vespers are the Psalms that are recited in the evening before a feast. Tomorrow, April 29th is the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena. And April 28th just happens to be the anniversary of the day I made vows as a Dominican Sister… Continue Reading “Celebrating the Feast of Catherine of Siena – First Vespers”

The “Thou” of All

Our openness to others, each of whom is a “thou” capable of knowing, loving and entering into dialogue, remains the source of our nobility as human persons . . . Our relationship with the environment can never be isolated from our relationship with others… Continue Reading “The “Thou” of All”