What Gives You Joy?

What Gives You Joy?

article courtesy of Sister Diana Doncaster of Sisters of the Transfiguration

This May, join the Sisters of the Transfiguration for “Finding the Joy in the Cracks of Our Life’s Journey,” a silent retreat. As we encounter “cracks” in life's road – whether they be natural aging processes, traumatic injury, changes in lifestyle or different interests, do we take the time to reflect and re-evaluate the things that give us joy? Have we ever really taken time to think about and articulate those things? As we experience life's journey and the ways that our experiences change our view and abilities, do we accept that the things that give us joy might have changed?

We have the right to find joy in our lives – work, ministries, everyday living. What might that look like for you? This retreat will provide an opportunity to reflect on life’s journey, to name those things that have given us joy, and to explore our hopes and fears as we move into and through new life stages. We have the right to find and experience joy in our lives –

Retreat leader, the Rev. Kay Rohde, ACT, has been a priest for 18 years, 14 of them in the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada. Before that she served for 31 years with the National Park Service as a park ranger.  As a result of a spinal cord injury, she is, herself, wrestling with the question of what gives her joy as she looks for what God is calling her to next.

When: Friday, May 18 – Sunday, May 20

Where: Mercy Center, Auburn

Cost: $200 with a non-refundable $50 deposit

Click here to download a PDF of the registration form.

Send registration to:
Mrs. Virginia Pankoski
2440 Hillsdale Rd
Meadow Vista, CA 95722

For more information, call (530) 878-2316 or email vpankoski@yahoo.com.

Click here for more information about the Sisters of the Transfiguration.

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