Experiment with Light: A Quaker Meditation Retreat

  • Osage Forest of Peace Osage Forest of Peace
  • 141 Monastery Road Sand Springs, OK 74063
  • Jul 20 - 22, 2018 (3 days)
  • Single Occupancy Retreat Registration - $285.00 Double Occupancy Retreat Registration - $255.00 Commuter Retreat Registration - $185.00

About us

This retreat will help you have a personal encounter with the Divine that lights the path of your life and animates your life in community. Experiment with the Light is a Quaker spiritual practice that draws upon Quaker prayer and sacred listening to help you move into an encounter with the Divine. We’ll create a shared, safe space where we listen to one another and honor all experiences. This simple yet effective meditation creates connection with Spirit and then with others.

Experiment with Light is a contemplative spiritual practice, welcoming to people of all faith backgrounds. It is very personal, intended to help you dig deep into the concerns of your life, and there in the dark discover the light that illuminates the truth of your life and your path forward. This simple tool can bring profound change and inner peace into your life.

In this retreat, you’ll be given a spacious opportunity to:

  • Experiment with new ways of being in relationship with Light
  • Experience a four-step meditation that develops a personal and communal experience of Spirit
  • Nourish and deepen your spiritual life within the trust and unconditional support of a group
  • A 21st century process and encounter with the Divine

What to Expect

The retreat will be primarily experiential with a combination of individual, small, and large group reflection, as well as actual practice of the Experiment with Light guided meditation. You’ll receive written materials that reflect the substance of the presentations. As the retreat concludes, you’ll be given a personal plan for continued engagement with this practice.


Facilitators

Dan and JaimieDan Mudd is a graduate of Tacheria School of Spiritual Direction. He has served on numerous Quaker committees and has led lay dream work groups with adults for over 10 years. He is a Master of Divinity candidate at Earlham School of Religion, a Quaker seminary.

Jaimie Mudd has led Renewal and Circle of Trust retreats since 2009, provides spiritual direction, and workshops on church renewal and communal discernment processes. Jaimie holds a Master in Counseling Degree from Arizona State University and a graduate certificate in Evidence Based Coaching from Fielding Graduate University. Currently, Jaimie is a Master of Divinity candidate at Earlham School of Religion.

Both Dan and Jaimie are members of Pima Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, in Tucson, Arizona, and receive guidance through a Ministry Support Committee at Pima Monthly Meeting.


Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Coffee/Tea
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Includes Meat
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

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Experiment with Light: A Quaker Meditation Retreat

at Osage Forest of Peace

  • Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018 (3 days)

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

This sounds like a dream! I am an education student and I have spent way too much time working all summer to pay for school. My boyfriend of 5 years is a government firefighter and has been away working most of the summer. His 30th Birthday and our 6th anniversary is coming up this winter, we would love to celebrate with a yoga retreat! We both love yoga but have barley had time to practice in the past few months. Keeping our fingers crossed! Jaimee and Dan
 

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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