Nestled beneath an ancient gnarled oak and an aged whispering pine, the retreat house overlooks a lake, with a wonderful view from the wooden rocker in the chapel – without the cold or mosquitoes. The living room wood stove provides ample warmth, although there are handmade quilts in all five guest rooms, of which three are suitable for a couple, and two are single rooms. Advent time is honored with creches from around the world.
Mind, body, heart and all five senses are nourished while at Still Waters. A 1,400-volume library of cataloged video, print and audio books can feed the mind and heart during your stay or be checked out to take home, while a modest collection of music can soothe your ears. A guitar and autoharp allow you to express your heart and painting easels prove that “no one has to be an artist to paint their prayer.”
Yummy meals are provided by Delcy, with many of the ingredients coming from the garden. For dessert, Brother Martin, the cookie jar, is always ready to share – he reminds us that cookies are much like grace – they are only a blessing when fully received.
Small groups are welcomed regularly in the retreat house; however, all are invited to respect the silence and solitude some guests may be seeking. If you would like to come for a few hours or several days, please contact us.