I recently returned from a spiritual retreat at the Bon Secours Retreat & Conference Center in Baltimore, Maryland (this was the view from my room). It was an amazing experience. The grounds provided a wonderful place for quiet reflection, connection to nature, and meditation. Lectures I attended opened my mind to new ideas, creative solutions, and faith formation. The people I met were kind, generous, loving, and supportive. Chapel time was spiritual, healing, and sparked a renewal deep within me. In a word, it was awesome! And it was hard to come home from that experience.
I knew my re-entry would be difficult and after the last few amazing days, I just wanted to stay in that bliss for a little while longer. But my home was calling, my pets needed me (and I needed them), and it was time to go home and get back to business. I had planned ahead to ease back into “my life” knowing that the re-entry could be stressful. On the way home I also wondered if there was any way I could bring a little piece of the magic back with me to Colorado. Here’s what helped with my transition home as well as ideas for bringing a little retreat to every day. [Read more…] about Finding a Little “Retreat” in Every Day