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Four Retreats 2011-12

Four Retreats, Four Paths

Offered October 2011-July 2012 in Boulder, Colorado

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Feedback from the Four Path Retreats was Overwhelmingly Positive!

 

Participants were enriched by the teachings and a weekend of practices that can be integrated into each person’s spiritual journey. 

 

Here are a few comments from retreat participants:

 

“The retreat was a sumptuous feast of movement, meditation, silence, breathing, laughter, passion, wisdom, music, dance, art and valuable tools for the Via Negativa journey.”

 

"The retreat was truly a satsang - a company of the wise. The lovely presence of each participant is itself a gift that nourishes."

 

"The long silence period "forced" me to spend time thinking about things in my life that need attention. And while I don't consider myself "artsy" at all (art as meditation sometimes stresses me out!) I loved the chance to make a prayer stick that did not require special talent! Having the stick with me on the labyrinth helped me focus (I was reminded of a rosary, even though I'm not Catholic) and led to my best experience on the labyrinth yet."

 

What did I enjoy about the retreat? “Lectures really brought the readings alive; the organizers and participants, and the chance to be with like-minded people; the connection between spiritual readings and current political and sociological realities, the goal of using smaller transformations to effect bigger ones in the world."

 

“Of all the retreats I have attended in my life, this was the best!”

 

“I loved having the opportunity to be in retreat for 2+ days with Matthew Fox, Susan Evans, and the other participants, and being able to listen to and learn from others' wisdom. I truly enjoyed the variety that the retreat offered - not only lecture and discussion, but also sacred dance (and modern dance at the very end!), labyrinth walking, time for reflection and journaling/poetry/haiku writing, nutritious meals, etc. It was a lovely, thought-provoking, and inspiring experience, and very well thought out. Thank you!”

 

“In 25 years or more of attending retreats and workshops, this was among my favorites. I am very excited about taking my learnings of the VP into my personal and professional practices”

 

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an epiphany enables you to sense creation not as something completed, but as    constantly becoming, evolving, ascending. this transports you from a place where    there is nothing new to a place where there is nothing old, where everything    renews itself, where heaven and earth rejoice as at the moment of creation.  

 

abraham isaac kook    from painted prayers by jody uttal