Welcome the Holidays with Hope at the December Retreat

It’s a wonderful time of year as the seasons change and we witness beautiful sunrises and sunsets. It’s like the calm before the storm of the holiday season, when many of us become busy and anxious about political, economic and family events.

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That’s why I invite you to part ways for a moment of refreshment and hope at the Mothers in Crisis Immersion Hope Retreat for the Holidays, December 8-10, 2022 at Turning Point International Church .

The first Hope Immersion Retreat was conducted virtually during the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020. It was an awesome workshop, but it was nothing like the following one that was conducted in person at the Christian Retreat book lovers last year.

The difference was in the experience. In facilitating the workshop, I saw and felt the transformation that took place in the hearts and minds of the participants. One lady was so touched that she didn’t even look the same the day after the conference. It was amazing to see.

We expect this and more during the Hope for the Holidays Immersion Retreat as participants learn to think, speak, imagine and share hope. Participants will be immersed in activities all designed to experience the power of hope while being refreshed, revived, renewed and restored.

This will be accomplished because hope is more than just wishful thinking; it is a force that can lift you up and propel you to try again and never give up. Hope is needed now more than ever, as suicide continues to be one of the leading causes of death in the United States, especially during the holidays.

Many people feel lonely after losing loved ones, and others are in despair due to mental illness, disease, lack and poverty. Whatever the reason, Mothers In Crisis thinks there’s hope for the holidays.

For more information on the Hope for the Holidays Immersion Retreat, please visit hopeimmersionretreat.com.

Rosalind Y. Tompkins received a Doctor of Humanities degree from Five Fold Ministry Theological University in 2012. To learn more, visit makeahopeconnection.com.

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