Amazon Prime Day July 15-16

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Opening in Sabbath

We now have an opening for a wonderful retreat time at CITW. June 16-23 at noon is available. If you have been wanting to take time away to renew, reflect and rest in solitude, give me a call 815-947-2476. You can also invite others to consider it. Sign up to receive our weekly digest email! […]

God extended the invitation to be alone with Him and I accepted

It all began sitting in traffic amongst the horns, sirens, ever constant ringing and beeping of technology and the gripping fatigue an end of day can bring when I heard God say, “come to me, we have work to do.” I knew then it was retreat time. I asked God to lead me to the […]

March retreat time

The Spring weather has come. We still have Mariglen and Sabbath open from March 22-27th. It is a great time to take a retreat. Contact me for a reservation. Sign up to receive our weekly digest email! Name: Email:   Powered by Knowtify Thanks for signing up!

3 Reasons Why You Should Embrace Solitude

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 […]