If someone were to ask you what one thing you could do for your relationship with God in order for it to flourish, what would you answer? I have a suggestion. How about scheduling a day to dwell on God’s unfathomable, unrelenting and undeniable love for you? During this day you will be able to hear teaching based on the book of Hosea and spend periods of time alone with God to pray and to listen to what He is speaking to your heart. In this guided retreat, you will have the option to choose from various spiritual practices specifically tailored to our topic for the day. What could do more for your relationship with God than setting aside some intentional time to cultivate it?
Registration is open for my newest solitude retreat. I hope you will pray about joining me April 21st at Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It’s called Flourish—Love that Waters the Soul. Register here.
This new retreat has been in the making for many, many months. It has been the most challenging text I have navigated for one of my retreats and I am growing increasingly excited as I think about what God could do with a woman who fully embraces her love for God—and His love for her. Prior to studying Hosea, I thought I had a good understanding of God’s love for me. Turns out God had a great deal to teach me about His love. All I am learning is changing the way I see God and the way I see myself. This is the unexpected delight of traversing through God’s Word. It’s easy to become cavalier about God’s love. But God desires to meet with us and lavish us with his extravagant love in ways we cannot even imagine.
Journey with me through these incredible pages of Scripture and discover what God has waiting for you. These ancient words penned through an ancient prophet are surprisingly fresh for modern times, for where you are in your life right now. Today. Hosea’s words are seeping into the depths of my soul and awakening me in ways I didn’t realize I needed. You may discover the same. But, you won’t know unless you come. Hope to see you there.
Let us know; let us press on to know the Lord;
his going out is sure as the dawn;
he will come to us as the showers,
as the spring rains that water the earth.”