Meet Arwen Ek, your hostess for Winter Retreat 2019: Coming Home

As many of you know, I am the admin for this website, as well as the Founding Director of The Holistic Homestead. What you may not know, is that before I started the Homestead, I lived as a Buddhist Nun…

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True Story: Why I became a Wilderness First Responder

In 2010 I was living in a monastery, in a very remote location in Colorado. Born and raised a city girl I was full of my city hubris and totally ignorant about what it takes to be smart and safe…

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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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