On-line and Galilee Retreat Centre, Arnprior, Ontario.
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“Loved the “slow medicine of it”
As we continue to venture in these unusual times, the challenges mount. There’s unsettling news from our neighbours to the south this week, and in our own nation-state, fracture lines deepen as institutions and individuals struggle to address and adapt to rapid change.
It’s hard to deny - these are destabilizing times.
Read more > Oct 21, 2020
In my early 30’s I began to tune into the cyclical nature of life. I live in a place with very distinct seasons. Each season has a particular energy that subtlety but powerfully influences me. So, lately I’ve been thinking about rest and more specifically the kind of rest that comes from emptying. I’m noticing how the season of fall, especially in the north draws me inward and to a quiet, slower rhythm. But this inner draw flies in the face of the outer world that whirls on, immune to an underlaying rhythm that invites a balance of activity and non- activity.Read more > Sep 16, 2020
Ancient Greek philosophy, the foundation of much of our thinking still today, centered on the question and significance of “What makes a good life? And What is the goal of the good life?” At the root of their study was the issue of our human struggle between pain and pleasure.Read more >