By Jennifer Kerr Graves,Kathi Bentall
"In the midst of our busy, not easy, and pragmatic international, a brand new wind is blowing. This wind of the Spirit is hauntingly invitational. It invitations us to return away, to be nonetheless, to be contemplative, to be inwardly revitalized. Jennifer Graves winsomely tells the tale of 2 such locations on Bowen Island--Rivendell and the Hermitages. during this tale could you pay attention the invitation of the Spirit."
--Charles Ringma, Theologian; Franciscan Tertiary; writer, Of Martyrs, clergymen and Mystics
"Rivendell is a tranquil, religious, appealing retreat heart made special by means of the volunteer neighborhood who makes it available to someone looking a spot of transcendence and intimacy with the Divine. This e-book not just tells the tale, yet explains how the volunteer neighborhood capabilities so effectively in starting house to retreat attendees, therefore inviting others to keep on with the trail they've got created over the past fifteen years."
--Irene Alexander, non secular Director; Formator, Brisbane, Australia
"Rivendell conjures up a eager for leisure, peace, and therapeutic. during this own mirrored image, Graves tells the tale of 1 such Rivendell in our international. This Rivendell grew from a transparent imaginative and prescient of spirituality rooted within the gospel of Jesus Christ. and since its roots are deep within the gospel, the belief of this imaginative and prescient bargains an area and a spaciousness during which leisure, peace, and therapeutic occur."
--Jonathan R. Wilson, writer
"Rooted within the contemplative culture, [Graves] brings to those pages the non secular integrity and perform that's the lifeblood of Rivendell, and the peace of mind that its nurturing presence could be the following for plenty of generations to return. What a blessing!"
--Tim Scorer, Board Member, Rivendell Retreat
Jennifer Kerr Graves is cofounder of the Rivendell Hermitage on Bowen Island, BC, and present Chair of the Rivendell Society Board.
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Making Space for the Spirit: Developing a Contemplative Christian Retreat Center by Jennifer Kerr Graves,Kathi Bentall