Sand Springs Oklahoma

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  • Osage Forest of Peace – Sand Springs Oklahoma Sand Springs Oklahoma
    Ongoing
    Our Creative Residency program offers one-month experiences of living in harmony within a residential contemplative community while giving you the space to engage in your own creative work. You'll find a place of serenity and inspiration for writing, painting, song writing, poetry, and other creative projects. While you are welcome to enter into the daily schedule of the resident community,…
  • Osage Forest of Peace – Sand Springs Oklahoma Sand Springs Oklahoma
    Ongoing
    Our Residential Immersion Program offers one-month experiences in contemplative living within a community setting. This program gives you an opportunity to live in harmony within a residential contemplative community for a month-long period. Do you have a desire to live contemplatively and are you seeking help in learning how to live this way? With this program, you can sample different…
  • Janina Graves

    Janina Graves
    Janina Graves
    Your guide
    Osage Forest of Peace – Sand Springs Oklahoma Sand Springs Oklahoma
    Dec 1, 2019 (1 day)
    This December Forest resident Janina will bring her time as our Guest Services Coordinator to a close.  As a parting gift, she's offering a two-hour long Restorative, Playful Care: An InterPlay Session with a $15 - 20 suggested donation to benefit the Forest.  Due to spacing limitations, the session will be restricted to 12 registrants. What is InterPlay? InterPlay is an active, creative way to…
  • Osage Forest of Peace – Sand Springs Oklahoma Sand Springs Oklahoma
    Nov 16, 2019 (1 day) See 1 more date
    You are welcome to join us for a simple day of silence each third Saturday of every month. The day consists of sitting meditation, mindfulness practices (rest, walk, Zen chores), a delicious vegetarian lunch provided by the Forest of Peace, and chanting at the end of the day. Meditation cushions, chairs and blankets are provided, though you may also bring your own. Beginners are always welcome,…
  • Osage Forest of Peace – Sand Springs Oklahoma Sand Springs Oklahoma
    Ongoing
    During a personal retreat, you structure your own prayer/meditation time and select for yourself how best to be present to the Sacred. You can take time to be alone and read, journal, sit in silence, walk in the woods, be creative, or whatever calls to you. On personal retreat, you are free to join our community in our daily contemplative practices or to spend your time in solitude.…
  • Osage Forest of Peace – Sand Springs Oklahoma Sand Springs Oklahoma
    Dec 11, 2019 (1 day)
    In this expressive art form, participants use collage to create unique soul-tending cards, each representing an energy of one's ongoing life story. This is a fun, engaging, and deeply illuminating process and full of personal reflections. This creative form of self-care doesn't end, either! You can continue to grow your deck over time as your life story continues. This time in the Forest will…
  • Osage Forest of Peace – Sand Springs Oklahoma Sand Springs Oklahoma
    Dec 31, 2019 (1 day)
    Join us for our annual New Year's Eve world peace prayer service and reception.  The service lasts an hour and includes songs, silent meditation, and a prayer litany announcing the name of every country.  Following the service is a reception with non-alcoholic beverages and desserts.  Guests are invited to bring a dessert or savory snack to share, and may stay until midnight to help us ring in…
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  • Christy Hays

    Christy Hays
    Christy Hays
    Your guide
    Osage Forest of Peace – Sand Springs Oklahoma Sand Springs Oklahoma
    Mar 13 - 15, 2020 (3 days)
    Qigong (chee-energy, kung-cultivation) is an ancient Chinese art form that uses gentle, fluid motion to enhance and improve the flow of energy through your body.  If dis-ease is caused by the lack of energy or the stagnation of energy then Qigong is its antidote.  Sometimes called “moving meditation”, qigong engages your mind and improves focus while improving your health.  Qigong can be…

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