Why Sanctuaries for the Soul Are Needed Now

Why Sanctuaries for the Soul Are Needed Now

...Here you rediscover who that really is. In those quiet moments you are renewed, inspired and creative.  The burden of the world drops away revealing something genuine, fresh and true...

This is a place where strangers become friends.

And don't we all need that right now?

Why Women Need to Get Away

Why Women Need to Get Away

Women are notorious for putting themselves last, sacrificing their desires, wellbeing, time and energy in service of others. When I speak of coming to our retreats as the ultimate act of self-care women understand but remain shackled to the idea that to care for themselves is a selfish act (said negatively). Who are they to invest their money or time in a "vacation" on their own? It seems frivolous...until they realize that unless they practice self-care, unless they take care of themselves, their businesses, work, family and friends suffer as well. READ MORE

After the Earthquake Reconstruction

After the Earthquake Reconstruction

On Tuesday it will be one month since a major earthquake hit the Ecuadorian Coast.  Time has stood still for many, memories of being trapped in rubble or the grief of losing loved ones is still fresh for them...The people want you to know that they still need your help. Thirty days is too short to forget the terror of a quaking earth and its consequences. READ MORE

We are Ecuador

We are Ecuador

In the aftermath of the April 16 Ecuadorian earthquake, the country seeks support to rebuild. This video is a touching message to Ecuador from the international community. Please support Ecuador through your donations.

Update 4/22/16 Ecuador Earthquake

Update 4/22/16 Ecuador Earthquake

Regardless of where you live in the world, mother nature has a way of making herself known. There will always be natural disasters.  The question remains how will we handle these? How will we help one another?

Waking Up In Ecuador

Waking Up In Ecuador

In Ecuador the world starts stirring at 4am...Time does not adjust to you here in Ecuador. You adjust to it and its flow invites you into a slower pace. It is this pace that slows down the mind. Read more...