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Retreat to Folly
What if you met Jesus on the beach? Susan, an exhausted mother of three, wonders if sleep deprivation has finally made her crazy after a beach walk turns into an encounter with Jesus. She thought coming on this retreat on Folly Beach, South Carolina would give her some rest and renewal from her hectic life and maybe an attitude adjustment which she badly needs. The retreat ...more
Kindle Edition, 196 pages
Published January 10th 2012
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Like most moms, Susan has spent all her time and energy on her family and now she’s feeling run-down and put-upon and wonders if there is more to “Susan” than just “Mom” and “wife”, so she attends a women’s retreat held at her favorite beach. She gets great advice from the retreat leader and from the other attendees, but her greatest boost comes from talking to Jesus on the beach. No, really. Jesus is on the beach. This book could so easily have become overbearing and preachy. I don’t like preac ...more
Are you a mother? Ever felt like all you do is change diapers and clean up messes? Ever feel like you have no purpose outside of being a mommy? Ever looked in the mirror and not recognized your reflection? If you answer yes, you will identify with Susan, who is in desperate need for a retreat. But she's also in need of a savior. Jesus. This book reads a lot like a self help book. There's not a whole lot of dialogue. It's mainly telling versus showing, but that's not a bad thing for this story. T ...more
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