• In Praise of Retreat: Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World

    24 days ago - By CG Compass

    Beaver Creek, just out of Saskatoon, Sask.
    From pilgrim paths to forest cabins, and from rented hermitages to arts temples and quiet havens for yoga and meditation, In Praise of Retreat explores the pleasures and powers of this ancient practice for modern people, drawing on the history of retreat and personal experiences to reveal the many ways readers can step back from society to reconnect with their deepest selves - and to their loftiest aspirations in life.
    Below is an excerpt from In Praise of Retreat: Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World by Kirsteen MacLeod.
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