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May 19

Spring Women’s 1-Day Retreat: The Heart of Healing ***SOLD OUT***

Spring Women’s 1-Day Retreat: The Heart of Healing Saturday, May 19th, 2018 9:30am-5:30pm Ananda Valley Farm, Half Moon Bay, CA *** SOLD OUT ***  contact Rev. Connie to be put on the wait list for cancellations  

Mar 15

Hiking in the Rain: Going Past My Comfort Zone

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A couple weeks ago, I had planned to hike on a Thursday morning with a friend I hadn’t seen in months. We were looking forward to being together and venturing into one of my favorite forests at nearby Huddart Park. The forecast was for rain – not just a little drizzle. Did we want to venture beyond our comfort zone, even if it was pouring?

I was game, and so was she – what an adventure! Going outdoors brings me great joy, but there’s always an element of being uncomfortable. Will I get muddy? Will my new rain pants truly hold up? What if I slip and fall? How about the cold? Being in nature mirrors to us the fact that life is unpredictable and uncomfortable sometimes.

We met up and drove together through the windy road to the park entrance, then on to the grassy field near the trailhead. On with the jackets, hiking books, and mittens (yep, it was chilly!), and off we went into the redwood forest. Continue Reading »

May 14

Conscious Embodiment: A day-long retreat for deep connection with Spirit through your body and the natural world

Conscious Embodiment: a day-long retreat for deep connection with Spirit through your body and the natural world. Yoga ♦ Meditation ♦ Deep Nature Connection ♦ Community ♦ Grounding and Centering ♦ Creative Expression A day long-remembered in nature, on an … Continue Reading »