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Feb. 8 Stumbling Through Lent: Dead Stuff, Which I Will Be Too One Day

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 02.09.2016 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

It was a few days before the beginning of Lent when I spotted the tree, a valley oak standing at the trailhead. I was on retreat at the Bishop's Ranch, a bucolic spot deep in California wine country and I had intended to take a brisk solo hike in the woods. But the old valley oak, its deadness, stopped me in my tracks.

10 Retreat Centers: Serene Or Obscene?

Huffington Post | Jessica Kapadia | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Are you a rustic meditator or a posh yoga queen? Vegetarian nudist or chronically stressed soccer mom? Whatever your proclivities, there's a retreat ...