Friday, October 24, 2008

Days Away

The letter came in the mail yesterday. I've been accepted to make the Long Retreat - the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. 30 days in silence, 35 days away altogether.

I leave in 70 days.

9 comments:

  1. Holy shit! sorry if I offend, but sometimes first thoughts need to be written

    ReplyDelete
  2. Oh wow....Much envy from one who is trying to pluck up courage (and raise funds) just to do the 8 days.
    THat's wonderful :-)

    ReplyDelete
  3. Stratoz -- when I saw the letter, after all the months of discernment, applications, scrimping...my first reaction was not far off this. I'm really going.

    ReplyDelete
  4. I've been praying for your retreat for a while already....many blessings as you undertake this life changing experience.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Congratulations - no matter how the spirit moves you during the retreat, it's guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Wow... Oh, how wonderful. Blessings.

    ReplyDelete