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THREE DAY MINI-RETREAT

Day One - Reflection

9:00 - 9:30: Prayer and Praise

9:30 - 10:30: Spend time reflecting on the goodness of God in your life. Look at scriptures that have been important; prophecies you have received (special words from God); talk about the provision of God you have experienced.

10:30 - 11:30: Reflect on the current situation (good or not so good). Talk about things you might like to do, places you would like to go, etc.

11:30 - 12:30: Dream time. While your mind and heart are full of thoughts of the past blessing, direction, and provision of God in your life, use your imagination and think big thoughts and dream big dreams.

12:30 - 1:00: Prayer Time. A time of being thankful and commitment to God and His will.

1:00 - 2:00: Lunch (go out or have a simple prepared lunch)

2:00 on: Plan a recreational activity


Day Two - Creative Discussion


9:00 - 9:30: Prayer and Praise

9:30 - 10:30: Discuss where you are now and what you need to do to continue and complete the current responsibilities and activities you are involved in. What is important, what is not important.

10:30 - 11:30: Discuss what you can do to move forward in God and what you feel He is saying to you at this time. Is it time to do something for the first time? Is it time for something new? Is it time to recommit to your present course?

11:30 - 12:30: Begin to be specific in listing and discussing the things that you can and perhaps will do next.

12:30 - 1:00: Prayer for guidance and direction. Ask God for confirmation of His will and direction.

1:00 - 2:00: Lunch

2:00 on: Plan a recreational activity


Day Three - Planning and Implementation


9:00 - 9:30: Prayer and Praise

9:30 - 10:30: Review dreams and ideas discussed on Day Two. Begin to list the specific activities, projects and tasks that are taking shape in your thoughts.

10:30 - 11:30: Discuss and begin to make more detailed lists of projects, tasks, time schedules, etc.

11:30 - 12:30: Make very specific assignments with deadlines for the projects or decisions you are committing to. Spell out how to begin, how to follow through.

12:30 - 1:00: Prayer for wisdom and strength as you begin to implement the plans you have made.

1:00 - 2:00: Lunch

2:00 - 3:00: Take time to type up (put in computer) the notes you have taken and the steps of action you have decided on. Print out a copy to use in the coming days.

3:00 on: Go out for a nice meal!