A Day in the life with Kristen

411, 2016

“Returning to Nature” by Kristen Tizon

“When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.” -Lakota Proverb When I first came to Sedona Mago Retreat, I had no concept of having a relationship with Mother Earth (Mago) or what that even entailed. In fact, my very first camping trip was just a few months after I moved to Sedona, and I asked to myself, [...]

1410, 2016

“Reflections on the Earth” by Anthony Giannini

The earth is a beautiful place. Everything you’ve ever known, everything you’ve ever felt, thought, heard of, or seen, has all taken place right here on our small planet which we call Earth. But what exactly is the earth, and why do humans feel that life in all of its complexity and interdependence is normal? Life itself is an anomaly. [...]

2209, 2016

Peace in the Midst of Chaos

Happy Fall Equinox! Like the changing of the seasons, we often experience transitional shifts in the people, circumstances, and events that shape our lives in undreamed of ways. During such times, it can feel like we are being tossed around by the seas of change, and we desperately try to hold on to something—anything for a sense of stability. Do not despair. [...]

3108, 2016

“Sedona Mago Retreat: A Spiritual Gymnasium” by Jay Stinnett

My name is Jay Stinnett and I am the outside program director for Sedona Mago Retreat. I have been participating, leading, and organizing retreats for over 37 years, and I’ve had the good fortune to be in some of the most powerful teaching environments on the planet. The Sedona Mago Retreat is beyond compare. The energy that is here is [...]

3108, 2016

The Art of Non-Attachment

“Detachment is not that you should own nothing, but that nothing should own you.” ~Ali Talib The art of non-attachment is a lesson that most of us will learn over and over again throughout our lifetimes. It is the process of surrender, and allowing life to take its course and flow naturally in whichever way it likes. When we trust [...]

508, 2016

Follow Your Heart

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” -Oprah Winfrey Today, I gave an angel reading to a wonderful woman who risked everything to live the life that she always dreamed of living.  I was so inspired by her story and noticed a common pattern between her story and many other guests that [...]