In the Judeo-Christian tradition solitude has always carried a sense of intimacy with God.
The prophet Hosea describes God “alluring” persons to the desert to speak to their heart. Psalm 46 voices God’s invitation, “Be still and know that I am God.”
Jesus withdrew to deserted places both to make great decisions and to pray after particularly full days of preaching and healing. In turn, he invited his disciples to do the same.
The practice of withdrawing into solitude has continued over the centuries as individuals and groups explored ways to engage in this deeply spiritual experience. For some it was traveling to wild, deserted places. For others it was withdrawing to the mountains, ocean or woods.
Small loft with twin air mattress
Shingle siding and pine board interior.
Wood stove for HEAT
No electric or gas
NO RUNNING WATER
A sparkling new Privy!!!
Very easy drive to location
NO OUTSIDE FIRES ALLOWED AT ALL
Located by stream
20 acres of woods to hike
Internet can be used at the town office parking lot which is5 minutes away by car or a 20 minute walk.
Open to long term and shorter stays.
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