Category: Winter Retreat


Day 4: The Gift of Tears

Now that we have settled into a routine and “tilled the spiritual ground” so-to-speak, we are ready to engage self-transformation on a deeper level. Today we are focusing on the healing power of tears, which doesn’t mean you have to…

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What to eat during retreat?

Diet and exercise during intense periods of spiritual practice are just as important as the practices themselves. While some traditions include fasting as a requirement for retreats, I don’t recommend this for a winter retreat because you do need to…

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Finding a “Sacred Place”

Joseph Campbell, the prolific 20th century author, philosopher, theologian, exhorts us toward dedicating a specific place for our spiritual practice, a “bliss center” in this excerpt from his famous interview with Bill Moyers. An excellent pre-set for our retreat!

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Best reads for Winter Retreat 2015

Here’s the shortlist of books that I’ve personally found inspiring, enlightening and heart opening! Even if you just carry a spiritual book around with you for the week without ever opening the covers, you will have made a tiny step…

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Meet Arwen Greer, your hostess for Winter Retreat 2015

We are just a few days from the beginning of our annual Winter Retreat and I am so thrilled to have some returning prayer warriors from last year, as well as lots of fresh spirits joining for the first time….

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