Monastic memories

Austin Theological Seminary student Ashley Brown remembers the God she found on a five-month monastic retreat in the mountains of North Carolina.

Appalachian trail

Wilderness as reminder

It is no wonder that so many of us feel full in the wild. God as Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer is so evidently seen in nature. It is almost as if the wilderness is a not-so-subtle reminder of the character of God.

Finding healing in the trees

Now, when I get to these moments that feel like they may overcome me, I turn to nature ... I remember whose I am, that I am not traveling alone, and that one day I will be ok.