February 2020 Retreat For Bereaved Moms

Retreats are not for everyone.

In fact, I’ve never been the retreat kind of gal myself.

But I’ve changed my mind about one very different type of retreat that has both encouraged my heart and led to deep and lasting friendships with other women who know the pain of child loss.

Since February, 2018 I’ve had the privilege to be part of two unique, intimate and life-giving retreats for bereaved moms.

This February (21-23) will be the third.

This time we are focusing on God’s promises to redeem our pain, to restore our hearts and to weave the broken threads of our lives into a beautiful tapestry that testifies to hope, grace and the faithful love of our faithful Father.

He binds their wounds, heals the sorrows of their hearts.

Psalm 147:2 VOICE

Hope Lee, a fellow mom-in-loss, provides the wonderful facility (a cozy but spacious camp house in the Mississippi countryside) and I facilitate interactive sessions filled with Bible study, sharing and encouragement.

There is plenty of time to just visit, lots of great food and we usually do a fun craft or other slightly zany activity.

It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet other moms whose experience may help you in your journey.  It will definitely be a safe space to let your hair down and take your mask off. 

I have left each weekend with renewed energy, hope and courage for this often tiresome and lonely road.

Depending where you are in this journey the thought of a weekend away with other bereaved moms may be either terrifying or exciting.

But may I encourage you-whether terrified or excited-to listen to the Spirit?  If He is pushing you to step out in faith, do it.

I promise you won’t regret it!  

Spaces are limited so call or text Hope at 662-574-8445 today and reserve your spot.

Author: Melanie

I am a shepherd, wife and mother of four amazing children, three that walk the earth with me and one who lives with Jesus. This is a record of my grief journey and a look into the life I didn't choose. If you are interested in joining a community of bereaved parents leaning on the promises of God in Christ, please like the public Facebook page, "Heartache and Hope: Life After Losing a Child" and join the conversation.

5 thoughts on “February 2020 Retreat For Bereaved Moms”

    1. Yes.You need to call or message the number on the flyer photo included in the post. I am the facilitator and Hope Lee is the Coordinator handling all that. Join us! ❤


  1. I would love to come!!! Is there any selected place to stay that’s affordable for those of us who are on disability? I have MS and had to give up my nursing career but my story and my angels is one that I need and love to share! I’m hoping to get to meet a few of these amazing woman who I’m bonded to through my angel Brittany who’s forever 22 💜🎶💜 I have four beautiful daughters and 3 who are still here a lot like you! Please help! I am texting the number also so I’m praying I’ll be able to come to this much needed retreat!! Love and Hugs 🤗 Wendy

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    1. Wendy, we stay at the camp house together. The 100.00 fee covers everything except your trip to get there. Food, lodging, supplies and a t-shirt are part of the package. Hope Lee is the coordinator and that is her number you are texting/calling. She’ll get back with you on more details as needed. ❤


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