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Why bother being silent?

“What do you do at a silent retreat? You just… Don’t talk?” asked many friends and co-workers. Usually i replied with a “yes, obviously”. But oddly enough, silent retreats are probably the most talking I have ever done, with the most real and honest conversations one can get. 1,440 more words


ready, set, silence

A lanky young woman with long brown hair has just strutted into one of the many yoga rooms in Yogaville, USA. She has tattoos and hemp ankle bracelets, and her wrinkled, green shirt boldly declares, “KALE.” 211 more words

June Daylong Meditation Retreat

Stability and Clarity Daylong Meditation Retreat
Saturday June 11, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Nashville Friends Meeting
Led by Lisa Ernst

Please join us for a day of sitting and walking meditation at a beautiful Nashville location. 167 more words


A Mountaintop Experience

We live in a day and age where less than 20 % of Christians read their Bible daily.  This seems to be as a result of the pressures of the world.   215 more words

Doxa Deo

Better Than I Deserve. (Silent Retreat)

7o ish hours. Thursday evening to Sunday morning. People say they have no expectations, and they don’t- till they aren’t met. I had no expectations for three days, until they weren’t met. 1,612 more words

“Speak only when it improves upon the silence.” -Gandhi  

Silence. It was deafening to my soul most of my life. Truly deafening.  I did all that I could to fill the void with noise…constantly initiating conversations, funny jokes, pointless rambling, playing music.

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Embrace Your Journey

Silent Retreat review

By Paul Downey

‘Silent Retreat’ on the surface seems like a slasher film from the outset, but once it shifts into gear this becomes something a lot more sinister. 195 more words