Tag Archives: Retreat

Dharma Butter Kisses: Monastics on Monastics

I heard a beautiful, new song today in a video from the Plum Village Winter Retreat 2014-15. It accurately reflects my present state of blissful body being in love and wonder. I’m cultivating extreme joy and well being in these … Continue reading

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Idealist Dreaming

Your ideals may be more important to you today than many other aspects of your life. You may find yourself spending a lot of your time lost in daydreams or visualizing the existence you hope someday to build. Should you … Continue reading

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Dreaming Time

A couple of weeks of a rich and wonderful personal retreat into radical self-care at the end of 2013 made for a gentle and satisfying transition into 2014. Simply Being with my Self and Slowing Way Down can be a … Continue reading

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Forever-Wild Bookends

“The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe to match your nature with Nature.” ― Joseph Campbell Continuing with the intentions shared in my last post, I took another concrete action step this … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice in the Stanislaus

I am co-creating with the Universe my most fabulous summer ever! I made a list of 25 activities and elements that I envision happening and/or developing over the course of the summer, write in my journal daily about the process … Continue reading

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Be, Don’t Seek

Another brand new year! 2012 is the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac and promises to be highly creative, exciting and memorable. Happy New Year! I wound down 2011 with a blessed personal retreat. As I traverse this … Continue reading

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Toward Liberation

The beautiful poem Sweet Darkness by David Whyte (from his House of Belonging) speaks eloquently of Buddhist meditation practice and the inner path toward liberation and true love. Photo Courtesy of Mark Baskett   Sweet Darkness When your eyes are … Continue reading

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O Sweet Irrational Worship

O SWEET IRRATIONAL WORSHIP Wind and a bobwhite And the afternoon sun, By ceasing to question the sun I have become light, Bird and wind. My leaves sing. I am earth, earth All these lighted things Grow from my heart. … Continue reading

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How To Be Alone

Being alone on retreat in solitude wandering inner landscape with Source as companion flowing Inner Love is one of the greatest pleasures of this life! Watch this beautiful video: How to Be Alone, by Andrea Dorfman & Tanya Davis  

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Retreat Thyself! To Tend Your Inner Garden

To retreat is a radical act of self-love. To retreat is an integral part of the herstory of women and the history of human culture. To retreat is an archetype as old as human consciousness. In The Woman’s Retreat Book, … Continue reading

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