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October 15-18, The Process of Forgiveness: Centering Prayer Retreat

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“God’s first language is silence.  Everything else is translation.”                           Thomas Keating

This retreat is designed for those with experience in Centering Prayer and interested in deepening their spiritual practice in an atmosphere of silence, solitude and community.

The retreat will consist of periods of centering prayer, daily Communion Service and Lectio Divina, private meetings with spiritual directors and ample free time for reflection and walking the meditative grounds of Osage Forest of Peace.

Sandy Guancial will facilitate this retreat.  She is a long time practitioner of Centering Prayer, has led many workshops and is area coordinator for the Dallas / Ft. Worth chapter of Contemplative Outreach.

Date: October 15-18, 2015

Time: Thursday evening beginning at 4:30pm (includes supper), through Sunday 1pm (includes brunch)

Cost:  Total cost for retreat, cabin, and meals:  Single occupancy cabin $350; Double, $275 each.  $35 non-refundable deposit requested.

Register:  Email or call 918.245.2734


September 19th: Zazenkai (Day of Zen) with Tulsa Zen Sangha

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You are welcome to join us for a simple day of silence.  The day consists of sitting meditation, an hour break for mindfulness practice (walk, rest or Zen chores), a delicious vegetarian lunch provided by the Forest of Peace, and chanting at the end of the day.

Tulsa Zen Sangha Zazenkai_11_16_13Time:  *9am – 3:30pm (Please arrive by 8:30am to register.) 

Location:  Chapel

Suggested Donation:  $30, payable to Osage Forest of Peace

*Sunrise meditation starts at 6:30am followed by a light breakfast at 8am.

Registration:  Call Paula Day to register:  918/798-1297.  Beginners are welcome.



September 18-20: Mindfulness in Motion~A Contemplative Retreat for Runners & Walkers

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Mindfulness in Motion  is a 3-day contemplative  retreat for runners and walkers designed to cultivate physical and mental balance through the thoughtful application of mindfulness.  Our intent is to help provide context, techniques and opportunities for participants to develop their own contemplative running/walking style and to deepen their personal internal awareness and understanding. Context and techniques will be provided through a series of presentations and talks to discuss contemplative theory, practices and application.

Opportunities to put practice in action will be offered by the following: 1.) Mid-day distance run on a rolling 13+, 6+ and 3+ mile road route 2.) Evening trail run adjacent to Keystone Lake State Park 3.) Onsite short (1.25 mile) trail loop 4.) Onsite labyrinth 5.) Onsite silent meditation and prayer 6.) Yoga and physical recovery assistance.

When:   September 18, 19 and 20th 

Time:   Starts September 18th, Friday evening 5:00pm Closes September 20th, Sunday by 10:00am

Where:   On the grounds of the Osage Forest of Peace

 Cost:   The 3-day retreat is $250. This price includes 2 nights lodging, meals, presentations, 13+, 6+ and 3+ mile run, night-time trail run and all amenities of the Osage Forest of Peace.  A $35 non-refundable deposit reserves your cabin.

Registration:   Please send an email to our Registration Coordinator at or visit our PayPal registration page.

More Info:

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September 12th: Morning in the Forest®

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  Morning in the Forest®

“Where the  Whisper of God and the Desire of our Heart Meet!”

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Please join us for a morning in the forest

…your time to come away and experience contemplative prayer

through Silence and Scripture, story, song and wisdom sayings

with our friend Barbara Schneeberg.


Date/Time:  Every second Saturday of the month

8:30 am to 11:30 am

with the option of remaining in

the forest as you wish.


Donation: $20 with an additional $10 for lunch

Registration:  Call 918.245.2734

or email

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