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Retreat to Folly

(Jesus on Folly #1)

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  72 ratings  ·  5 reviews
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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May 17, 2012 rated it really liked it
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
Cynthia Willow
Jun 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
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
Jul 13, 2014 rated it liked it
I did like this story. It is a great reminder that we all need to unplug from the world and just be alone with Jesus. My personal feeling though is that Jesus connects with us on a more personal level. I'm not sure I felt that in this book. ...more
Dorretta Hunter
May 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed reading this Christian fiction. It was an easy read. It held my attention through out the book. I hope you enjoy as well.
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