Saturday, May 30, 2009

Spiritual Retreat, next post June 9

I will be on spritual retreat for a few days.

But Richard, what could be more spiritual than a life among the orchids?

It is not that I need something more spriritual than the orchids, it is more that I am human. A fresh perspective is what is needed.

I will be with a good friend at a location new to me and with a group of men I have never met. All I know about them is that they are there for the same reason as I am.

Prayer is talking to God and meditation is listening for the answer. Sometimes it is necessary to ask to know God's will in a slightly different way. That is what this retreat will do for me.

And when I get back I will have a new experience to help me appreciate the connection with God that is available through orchids.


  1. I hope you have a wonderful time Richard. It's good to get away, and a have a moment of rest and relaxation. Always good to recharge the soul.

  2. Thank you. The best thing about this retreat is that I am starting from a good place, so the new people and new perspective will not be used so much on a recharge as on looking at life from a different angle.

  3. You know, that's really fantastic. I smile when i hear people are in a good place. The little phrase you said about "looking at life from a different angle", is quite inspiring. I think i have a new goal to achieve, starting this week. Thanks Richard :)