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Forest Bathing & Earth Examen

April 16, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am CDT

Free

Experience forest bathing, led by a certified guide, followed by practice of the Christian spiritual discipline of the Earth Examen. Forest bathing, a practice that originated in Japan, involves taking in, in all of one’s senses, the forest atmosphere. Not simply a walk in the woods, it is the conscious and contemplative practice of being immersed in the sights, sounds and smells of the forest. Forest bathing has been shown to reduce stress, improve mood and focus, enhance creativity, and lead to an increased sense of calm and altruistic behavior, in addition to other benefits such as boosting the immune system and lowering blood pressure. As Christians, we understand that God is present in God’s creation, and after our guided forest bath, we’ll spend some time considering the Earth Examen as we reflect both on our time spent forest bathing and on our relationship with all creation. This activity is for a small group and space is limited. Please register at www.eventbrite.com at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/forest-bathing-earth-examen-tickets-291848535827. Contact Lisa Brenskelle at gcs.lrc@gmail.com with any questions.

Details

Date:
April 16, 2022
Time:
9:00 am - 11:30 am CDT
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/forest-bathing-earth-examen-tickets-291848535827

Organizer

Christ the King Lutheran Church
Email
gcs.lrc@gmail.com

Venue

Spring Creek Greenway & Nature Center
1300 Riley Fuzzel Rd.
Spring, TX 77386 United States
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Phone
(281) 364-4225
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