The thing that we have to face is that life is as simple as this.
We are living in a world that is absolutely transparent
and God is shining through it all the time.
This is not just a fable or a nice story, it is true.
-Thomas Merton (1915-1968)
On August 15, six 5-6 year-old children from Assembly Mennonite gathered at Pathways to walk the labyrinth. Sandy Fribley says, “The children seemed to know naturally how to walk the labyrinth with awareness, as they stopped to notice wildflowers, touch a feather, or to feel the rock at the center… I’m so thankful for Pathways Retreat as a resource, not just for adults but for young children as well.” Read more here.
This 4-session online workshop, taught by Ruth Judy, will explore four spiritual traditions: Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, and Nature. Each week we will delve into one of these traditions through an overview of its spiritual practices. We will then experience two of these contemplative practices, followed with time for reflection and sharing. In closing, we will look at ways we might incorporate these practices into our daily lives, enhancing our own tradition.
When: Fridays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 from 1-3 pm
Where: via Zoom
Cost: $100 ($25/session)
Registration deadline: September 25
Facilitator: Ruth Judy
Register for this series on our website
September 12-19 is Pathways’ first Silent Auction with an Open House on the 19th from 1-4 pm. The silent auction will be held online with items also on display outside along trails and in the Retreat House. Silent bidding begins on September 12 and concludes at 4 pm on September 19. Please consider supporting this ministry and if you haven’t been to Pathways, this is a prime opportunity to come see what Pathways has to offer.
* We ask that all people wear face masks when arriving at the open house. Masks may be removed when walking the trails and appropriate physical distancing can be maintained. *
Find the flier for this event here.
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