Greetings and Salutations

Logo yin yang jpeg_fullThis is the first post in this blog.  Named after my personal shrine in Las Cruces I hope this will be a place where people can discuss ideas and thoughts in a tolerant and peaceful manner.  While not the main focus, the practice of bonsai and garden tending plays a significant role in not only my personal journey but in the journey of monks, sages, and hermits throughout the world.  Being able to connect with Nature is an important part of being able to remain calm in an otherwise hectic and modern world.

The Retreat is not meant to be an escape from reality or the responsibilities of the everyday world but as a grotto to sit for a moment, reflect, talk with others, and recharge your batteries.  Started after the Winter Solstice, it symbolizes new beginnings and a pathway to the future, not only for myself but I hope for others.  2013 is the Year of the Snake, known for communication and goal setting.  I hope that friends and family will join me in making this not only a great year but also the beginning of a pleasant path.

Within any framework, rules are often necessary…even Nature has rules.  The most important of these is Harmony.  We live in this world together…this Retreat is meant for all.

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