Gimme A BREAK!

I've been on a retreat this week. Never mind that I worked as many as 13 hours a day while retreat-ing. Never mind that what occupied much of my mind-space this week had to do with counting books and counting money. Never mind that my retreat required air travel and taxi rides and coordinating a … Continue reading Gimme A BREAK!

the Betsy Candle

I’m preparing for a women’s retreat today. It’s a rainy, chilly autumn day and so my mind has wandered from the task at hand to a snowy, chilly winter day… years ago. My first retreat. The first retreat I ever planned and led was in February 2006, and it was truly a labor of LOVE. … Continue reading the Betsy Candle