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Theme: “Then and Now, All Will Be Well”

Verse: “But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; my soul is like the wewaned child that is with me” Ps. 131:2

Faculty: Roberta Bondi speaking on Julian of Norwich, and L. Roger Owens speaking on contemplative prayer and Christian life

Co-Retreat Leaders: Ann Abbott and Jim Cook

Sponsors: The Spiritual Formation Ministry of the Florida Annual Conference of the UMC and Upper Room Ministries

Scholarships are available! Contact Jim Cook or Ann Abbott for details.

Costs:
$699 Single Room
$599 Double Room
$400 Hybrid (a limited number of hybrid applications will be accepted)

Reading Selections (click Amazon images to purchase with a percentage of your sale to support The Academy for Spiritual Formation)

L. Roger Owens
1.  Everyday Contemplative; The Way of Prayerful Living, by L. Roger Owens
2.  Into the Silent Land, by Martin Laird

Roberta Bondi
1.  Julian of Norwich The Showings: Uncovering the Face of the Feminine in Revelations of Divine Love by Mirabai Staff. Roberta recommends you read this book at a rate of two pages per day; when done, begin reading the book again!