dogwood tree
Apr 23, 2021

As you probably are aware, yesterday was Earth Day, a day to demonstrate support for our environment. Here at the Center, we have established many earth-friendly practices to reduce waste and care for our beautiful planet. Fittingly, Rose Kurtz, our Guest Services Manager compiled today's reflection that shares a common earth-minded spring theme with analogies about our own personal growth. Let's take a few quiet moments to read what she discovered... ------------------------------------- I have a book called ... Continue reading...

spring, pansies
Apr 14, 2021

Today's blog comes from Jen Murphy, Manager of Retreats & Events at the Center. Let's read her thoughts about one of spring's early booms. One of my favorite things about spring is the flowers. Daffodils and tulips are my absolute favorite flowers. Their cheery blooms brighten any day, breaking us from winter's dreariness. There's another flower that I have to give a lot of credit to though, the pansy. Over the years, I've planted them around ... Continue reading...

spring, poetry
Apr 9, 2021

Here in Marriottsville, we've been enjoying really beautiful weather this week! Nature is rejoicing in this Easter season too! Parts of the campus have bloomed and others are simply bursting with buds in anticipation of a few more days of sunshine. Our hearts are full of gratitude for the season and also full of hope as more staff members become vaccinated and guests share that they are now vaccinated too. It's certainly a springtime of ... Continue reading...