My Weekend At Ladies Retreat


My Weekend At Ladies Retreat

First of all, I know. It’s been a few weeks since Ladies Retreat and I still haven’t blogged about it. Forgive me? Please?

Well, let me tell you… I went up that mountain looking to receive something from the Lord and THAT I did. More than I ever imagined! I haven’t had an experience like that in years! My only regret: I didn’t take any photos. What was I thinking? I know Diania did, though… Maybe she’ll share? If we beg? Pretty please with a cherry on top?

We arrived Friday afternoon, got all settled in our cabins, and quickly went to our first service on Friday evening. The ladies of our church all rallied together to set up our common area in no time, which made me so proud to say I’m a part of this church family. When they set out to get something done, it gets DONE!

Our theme was “The Wizard of Oz” and it was perfect. Our speaker, Alisha Howard, did a fantastic job of bringing the word of God to our group. She is, in my opinion, the “ultimate women’s speaker”. We had 4 services total, one lasting from Saturday morning until about the middle of that afternoon. The Holy Spirit was not only there, He had a strong presence! The move of God that took place cannot even be explained. Everyone was free to leave if need be, but many stayed seeking what the Lord had to give them.

Time was spent with friends, also. Giggling, chatting, planning, and sharing what God is doing. Nothing compares to great fellowship with our sisters in Christ.

I took so much away from this weekend. I wish every woman could experience something like this. If the opportunity presents itself, please treat yourself to a weekend with the Lord and friends. If it doesn’t present itself, go out and find it. I really recommend it that highly.

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Angie, a mother of 5, currently lives in West Tennessee with her husband of 13 years, Bobby, & 3 of their children. She is a Military Mom to her oldest child and also a non-custodial mother of 1 that lives with her during the Summer and visits during other parts of the year. Angie is a stay at home mom, homeschooling all 3 of her younger children. (She plans to homeschool her children through high school graduation.) She'll be the first to admit she is human & full of flaws. Every day she praises God for His grace & mercy on her life. She's lived in 5 different states, grew up in a Pastor's home, loves to craft & sew, and is what you would call a "Disney Geek" since birth. Her dream of returning to school has finally come true, so when not studying her free time is spent hanging out with her Hubster, talking & playing with her kids, reading, attempting to play piano, sewing, crafting, and helping wherever she can at her local church. If you have any questions or for any other reason need to contact someone about this blog, she is the one to contact. You can email her at Angie (at) RaisingStickyHands (dot) com. She can also be found on Facebook as Angie Schott - Messenger of Love & Victory