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Touching the Holy

“All this hurrying soon will be over. Only when we tarry do we touch the holy.” – Rainer Maria Rilke, In Praise of Mortality, translated and edited by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings,… Continue Reading “Touching the Holy”

Taste and See

Today is the 4th Sunday of Lent. What better words can we keep with us this week than those from our Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 34: Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.

Extraordinary Wisdom

The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.  – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist  

To Be Alive

To be alive in this beautiful, self-organizing universe — to participate in the dance of life with senses to perceive it, lungs that breathe it, organs that draw nourishment from it — is a wonder beyond words. – Joanna Macy

Wisdom of Kahil Gibran

Here is another author that I read in high school; The Prophet was quite popular those days. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.  – Kahil Gibran

Drink of the Experience of Spring, While It Is Still Spring

The one who neglects to drink of the spring of experience is apt to die of thirst in the desert of ignorance. – Ling Po