Sunday, June 23, 2013

On Retreat

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor (161-180)

Beneath the mighty oaks of a retreat centre, my friend and I paused the frenetic rhythm of life for two days to sit quietly, take walks, breathe deeply, and chill. The highlight came this morning when we were blessed with the sighting of a doe, first in the woods and later crossing the river . . .

. . . being followed by her fawn. What a precious gift.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hey, so imagine a house in the middle of that beautiful river. My bro saw a deer swimming by from his roof! pmc