“Remember not the events of the past, the things of long ago consider not; See, I am doing something new! Now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? In the wilderness I make a way; in the wasteland, rivers.” I do. I see.
Today, I checked in for my first silent retreat. I had considered attending the two years past, but there was something that interfered (or perhaps a good excuse) and prevented following through. This time, I opted to join the retreat mid-week. Let’s just say I was thinking it might be best to dip my toes in for a few days rather than dive in for the full week. Just in case … I don’t know what I was worrying about. Within a few short hours I have realized that this was exactly what my heart and soul needs. I have graduated, my Lord and God, from the quick weekend group…