I started coming to Christ in The Wilderness many years ago and it has become an annual, week-long sacred time for me; a week that unfolds naturally, without expectation. Here are three reasons why I believe we should embrace solitude from time to time: 1. Connection with self Solitude provides a retreat from the sounds […]
It had been many years since I had “retreated” from my day-to-day life. But during a hectic holiday season , a friend suggested that I consider visiting a quiet, natural setting a few hours from my home. I decided to carve out a long weekend at the beginning of the new year to spend at […]
Openings in the next couple of weeks: Mariglen: Jan. 11-18 at noon; Jan. 21-24 at noon; Jan. 27-Feb. 5 at noon. Paul: Jan. 21-Feb. 13 at noon. Sabbath: Jan. 16-18 at noon; Jan. 25-Feb. 3.
We certainly have not had a lot of winter weather so far. The CITW grounds are acessible without trouble. The days are at times in the low 40’s, so it is a good time to be here for retreat. Here are the openings that we have for this winter. Mariglen: Jan. 10-18 at noon; Jan. […]
As I sit this moonlit autumn morning, I am drawn to my precious journal entries from my time at Christ in the Wilderness a few weeks ago. I read and peace begins to wash over me, and I find myself smiling. “Oct. 10. Dear Father, Shepherd, Comforter, I am here at Paul of Tarsus! It […]