mindfulness, weekend retreat, Bon Secours
Jun 4, 2021

We spend a lot of our lives busily going from one task to the next. We often miss the present moment. The present moment is where we meet God. The present moment is also where we find the space to respond in healthier ways to our experiences instead of reacting automatically. Mindfulness is paying attention to what is happening in the present moment, non-judgmentally, and with compassion. Paying attention to our experiences gives us valuable information ... Continue reading...

Healing with Dreams and Prayer
Apr 20, 2021

This option includes dinner and the evening program on Tuesday, April 20 and overnight accommodations. It also includes breakfast, lunch and the day program on Wednesday, April 21. Check-in on Tuesday begins at 3pm. Tuesday, April 20 Program, 7-9pm: The Healing Power of Prayer: Calling on our Divine Physician Numerous scientific and medical studies are proving the beneficial effects of prayer, faith, and spirituality for healing body, mind and spirit.  In fact, the medical field is discovering that ... Continue reading...

SoulCollage®, soulcollage, soul collage
Apr 9, 2021

Immerse yourself in a weekend of exploring your intuition and imagination through collage making! The SoulCollage® process invites you to browse through piles of images and magazines to find pictures which call to you. Create or expand upon your visual journal, your personal deck, of collaged cards. With SoulCollage® cards, you can illustrate your lived experiences, personality parts, companions and supports both animal and human, and your archetypal patterns and spiritual guides. Insights emerge as ... Continue reading...

Mind Body Medicine, healthy living, health workshop
Feb 6, 2021

A Serenity Pause in the Busyness of your Life:  Relax Deeply, Balance your Mind & Emotions, Replenish your Energy This Daylong Retreat allows you to step out of the complexity and busyness of your life and to listen deeply to your body, heart and mind. The central practice on our retreat will be mindfulness, a time for reflection, a time to witness what is going on inside you, a time to experience the present moment with no ... Continue reading...

mandala present moment
Sep 27, 2020

Our annual Women's Wellness retreat was held last weekend and although it was different with our face masks and social distancing, everyone really enjoyed their time together at the Center! Andrea Springer gave insightful and humorous presentations about the importance of being present and she shared how we can incorporate daily practices into our lives each day. Do you use meditation, purpose statements or prayerful practices like mandalas to remind you to be grateful for ... Continue reading...

mindfulness
May 20, 2020

Dr. Heather Alexander is a local physician and is also trained in mindfulness practices. She has been offering retreats about mindfulness at our Center over the last few years. Heather has a passion for encouraging people to live well through being more present to the moments of their lives and living with more compassion. She sees this as her way of offering peace to our world that is so in need of healing. Heather will ... Continue reading...

mindfulness, RAIN
Mar 28, 2020

Some of our guests may remember presenter Monica Jordan from her wonderful Mindfulness workshop during last summer's Women's Wellness retreat. She has extensive training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and she has a passion for sharing how these techniques can help all of use during this difficult time in our lives. In addition to sharing this practical guide from her blog below, Monica is also hosting free mindfulness sessions each week and she invites you to ... Continue reading...