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Coming in 2024...

Look at this great list of retreats ahead, then scroll down for more information about any that interest you.

  • Making Space for God: Discover new insights and perspectives on your spiritual journey at these retreats. 

  • Couples Retreat: for any couple who wants to strengthen their relationship.

  • Silent Retreat: chose the length for your retreat - from 2 -7 days.

  • A Sculpture Adventure: For a healthy body, mind and spirit.

  • Transform your life: get a better understanding of why you do what you do.

 

 

If you want to understand more about how we operate go to our FAQ page, or contact us to discuss whether this is a good fit for you.

For day retreats you can still make a weekend of it and book to stay overnight in the House (special rates) or in a cabin.

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House-Rainforest Room
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Sample Bedroom- Mountain View Cabin

Couples Retreat
Choosing Love
5-7 April 2024
For those who want to strengthen their relationship.

This is not a 5-star pamper weekend but it is making time to focus on your relationship while away in a beautiful place.


We might not be the most usual looking couple and neither are we the most-usual sounding one. Because when asked how long we've been together Max says "38 years and still learning." And both parts of that are true.

This retreat is for any couple who want to prioritise, keep learning and deepening their relationship. With a basis in Choice Theory Reality Therapy, and a belief that our relationships matter, the focus will be on practical, proven exercises, (many we use) which you can have a go at. 

Some years ago a friend said "I'm ashamed to say, I'm a success in every area of my life except my marriage- it's a mess." As a result, despite the areas of success, they were really struggling in life.

We have learnt so much from others, and each other over the years. We want to help equip people, who like us want to keep working at this core relationship.

“Happy, successful long-term couples make more positive statements then negative ones about each other at a ration of five to one."

David Schnarch, "Passionate Marriage" Page 359 

The first retreat is

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This day is for you if you want to:

Carve out time in a busy life to make Space for you and God, or

Deepen your spiritual life or,

Focus on the meaning and purpose in your life or,

Learn new and old ways to listen to God.

At these retreat days we use a range of ancient and new spiritual exercises including: reflection, nature, labyrinths, creating (NO artistic skills needed). The variety is almost endless.

Join us for a day of spiritual reflection and renewal.

All are to help participants connect and go deeper with the Creator, Big God, Whispering God - insert the name you use here. 

*(this is the PLAY & PRAY series renamed).

Save the dates or book in now... 10am - 3pm on the following Saturdays: 17 February, 18 May, 10 August (previously advertised as the 17th)16 November.

Each are stand alone, so come to one or all of them. 

If you've been to any of the Play n Pray series, please note we use different exercises and focus questions at each retreat day

 

For more go to our FAQ page, or contact us to discuss whether this is a good fit for you.

And for more insight into the kind of ways we help people go deeper see our Sunset ritual and Stay at Home Retreat series.

“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”  ― Mahatma Gandhi

Max & Bronwyn will guide you in a range of ways to go deeper throughout a retreat, 

as well as giving time to sit with and process things that we focus on.

To find out more about Bronwyn & Max's training, worldviews and experience visit ABOUT US

What else could you do while in the area?

On the way home drop in for some fresh swimming at the river or 

Stop in Dungog for a relaxed dinner before heading home, or....

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Visit the historic town of Dungog with a local artisan gallery, cafes, churches & other historic buildings
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Visit the Barrington Tops National Park World Heritage Area
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Soak in the silence & watch the sunset change colours over the Barrington Tops
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Enjoy our visiting local wildlife
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