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THE UNIVERSAL CHRIST: A BOOK STUDY

Thought-provoking, practical, and full of deep hope and vision, The Universal Christ is a landmark book from one of the most beloved spiritual writers, Richard Rohr and an invitation to contemplate how God liberates and loves all that is.
Tuesdays Thought-provoking, practical, and full of deep hope and vision,  The Universal Christ  is a landmark book from one of the most beloved spiritual writers, Richard Rohr and an invitation to contemplate how God liberates and loves all t... (6/1/2019)

TRAUMA SENSITIVE YOGA: TREATMENT FOR PTSD

If you have experienced or are experiencing trauma and would like to explore a safe way to get more comfortable in your own skin, this class is designed for you! In this 90 minute class, suitable for all bodies, elements of a traditional yoga class are modified to support trauma survivors.
Saturday If you have experienced or are experiencing trauma and would like to explore a safe way to get more comfortable in your own skin, this class is designed for you! Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TSY) was developed at the trauma center in Brookline, MA... (7/5/2019)

YEAR END RETREAT

From darkness into light… in this silent retreat, we invite you to discover the transforming face of Divine Love. As we welcome the New Year, may our desire for inner and societal peace be ignited through presentations, prayer, silence, poetry, and seasonal music. Once again, or for the first time, join us during this holy and traditional time at Genesis.
Monday - Wednesday From darkness into light… in this silent retreat, we invite you to discover the transforming face of Divine Love. As we welcome the New Year, may our desire for inner and societal peace be ignited through presentations, prayer... (6/1/2019)

ZENTANGLE AND QUILLING

Each of us has an artist inside! Zentangle, the meditative drawing of repetitive, structured patterns, is an easy-to-learn art form, resulting in surprisingly beautiful and unique pieces with every stroke of the pen. Zentangle will expand your imagination and creativity, all the while releasing stress and having fun. Quilling, or paper filigree, is an art form that involves paper strips of various colors and sizes that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. It is a very simple craft to learn and does not require any particular tools. Just let your imagination and your creativity run wild!
Saturday Each of us has an artist inside! Zentangle, the meditative drawing of repetitive, structured patterns, is an easy-to-learn art form, resulting in surprisingly beautiful and unique pieces with every stroke of the pen. Zentangle will expand your... (6/1/2019)

Important Dietary Information

Important Dietary Information Genesis provides both meat-based and vegetarian  meals.  Meat selections may include chicken, fish or pork, and occasionally beef.  Please advise Genesis of your vegetarian preference at least 48 hou... (1/21/2019)

Overnight Rooms

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Genesis School for Contemplative Living

"Contemplative communities are more than ever necessary to counterbalance the deep resistance to maturity and evolution as a species. As Jung said in 1960, 'our technology is outpacing our consciousness'; we are at a crossroads and the coming togeth... (1/23/2018)

Sabbatical

Come away to a distant place and rest awhile… “He said to his disciples, ‘Come away to some lonely place all by yourselves, and rest for awhile,’ for there were so many coming and going that there was not time for them even to... (3/10/2017)

Spirituality

(4/24/2017)

Mission and History

Each of us is a seed of God that is meant to grow into the likeness of God. Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center is a place where the seed can be nourished towards full maturity. ... (4/25/2017)

About

Experience the peace and tranquility of our acres of wooded walks, natural landscapes and peaceful blooming gardens, along with our comfortable lodging and delicious home-cooked meals. Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center offers hospitality to pe... (3/10/2017)
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia