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August 27, 2022

Courage Retreat

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. ~Aristotle Living an authentic life and being a person of integrity takes courage. We need it for the smallest acts of truth telling and the biggest commitments. Through reflection and prayer, we’ll look closely at this first of human qualities. We will explore what it means and name our own people of courage. These processes will guide us in uncovering the fears that hold…

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Courage retreat
February 4, 2022

Shake It Off!

Today's blog is written by retreat presenter Andrea Springer. She offers a great reminder to help us deal with things that get under our skin. What techniques do you use to cope with life's irritations? Andrea will be with us for a day retreat this August and it will be added to our website soon. Stay tuned to learn more about this inspiring day, which will be themed around 'courage'. Now, let's take a few quiet moments to read Andrea's…

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joy, shake it off
May 28, 2021

To whom else would I go, Lord?

Today's post is a short reflection about faith from Dr. Robert Wicks. Dr. Wicks is a popular speaker and author who shares his expertise in psychology and spirituality. He will be with us this fall for a day retreat, "Simple Care of a Hopeful Heart: Strengthening Your Inner Life in Challenging Times" (click here to read more). Throughout the pandemic, many of us have hung onto our faith on a deeper level to cope with the mounting stress and anxiety.…

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Dr. Robert Wicks, healing
April 27, 2020

Fire Safety

Rev. Cindy Maybeck writes today's post. As you will see, Rev. Cindy is a great story teller. She'll be sharing her gifts with us again this summer when she presents a weekend retreat about prayer and discernment. You can click here to learn more about it. Let's take a moment to read this short story. Fire Safety “What will you do if there is a fire in your house?” Miss Brady asked her class of third graders. We learned that…

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March 27, 2020

The Big Detours

We are honored to host psychologist, author and speaker Dr. Robert J. Wicks this fall. He will be presenting "Simple Care of a Hopeful Heart: Strengthening Your Inner Life In Challenging Times" on Saturday, November 14. Click here to read more about this retreat and Dr. Wicks. When reflecting upon this Lenten season and the pandemic, Dr. Wicks wrote the following to share with our community. THE BIG DETOURS Recently I was on the way home on a route I…

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