Retreat Format

The Gift of Wonder book is a required resource for this course. You progress through the retreat at your own pace with 180 days of access.

  • 01

    Introduction

  • 02

    Unleashing Your Inner Child

    • Before We Unleash Your Inner Child...

    • A Message from Christine

    • Handout for Module 2

    • Module 2 Presentation: Unleash Your Inner Child

    • Reading of "The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek"

  • 03

    Rethinking the Gospel with Awe

    • Before We Rethink the Gospel with Awe...

    • A Message from Christine

    • Handout for Module 3

    • Module 3 Presentation: Rethinking the Gospel with Awe

    • Shout For Joy!

  • 04

    Captivated By Awe and Wonder

    • Before We Are Captivated by Awe and Wonder...

    • A Message from Christine

    • Handout for Module 4

    • Module 4 Presentation: Captivated by Awe and Wonder

    • Christine's Collectables

  • 05

    Exploring Play - God's Greatest Gift to Humankind

    • Before We Explore Play...

    • A Message from Christine

    • Handout for Module 5

    • Module 5 Presentation: Exploring Play

    • Laugh!

  • 06

    Never Forget - the Power of Reminiscing

    • Before We Reminisce...

    • A Message from Christine

    • Handout for Module 6

    • Module 6 Presentation: Never Forget

    • Special Keepsakes

  • 07

    Let's Have Fun Creating

    • Before We Have Fun Creating...

    • A Message from Christine

    • Handout for Module 7

    • Module 7 Presentation: Let's Have Fun Creating

    • Creative Activity and Thank Yous

    • Additional Resources for Follow Up

    • Final Survey

Reviews

Sherri Willett

5 star rating

“Rich in so many ways with truth and creative ideas and encouragement to live a life of joy and freedom. ”

“Rich in so many ways with truth and creative ideas and encouragement to live a life of joy and freedom. ”

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nancy stephens

5 star rating

“Powerful message for all ages and stages of life. Look for the simple, beautiful gifts of nature, childlike pleasures and serenity.”

“Powerful message for all ages and stages of life. Look for the simple, beautiful gifts of nature, childlike pleasures and serenity.”

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Lisa Scandrette

5 star rating

“The Gift of Wonder Retreat inspired me to play, to sit with awe and wonder, and to create as a way of connecting with God. It makes me want more. This retreat is a wonderful antidote to these stressful times! Come and play!”

“The Gift of Wonder Retreat inspired me to play, to sit with awe and wonder, and to create as a way of connecting with God. It makes me want more. This retreat is a wonderful antidote to these stressful times! Come and play!”

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Melody George

5 star rating

“Christine's work is not meant to just be read. It is meant to be practiced and experienced! This is a great way to incorporate prayers, stories, and activities to increase wonder in your life!”

“Christine's work is not meant to just be read. It is meant to be practiced and experienced! This is a great way to incorporate prayers, stories, and activities to increase wonder in your life!”

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