Sixty-One Acres



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Lakeland, FL 33807
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A Look into a Hearing God Retreat

A Look into a Hearing God Retreat

Doubt is something we all deal with. We question and doubt decisions, we doubt our abilities, and often we doubt the Voice of God. We are taught to use logic to solve our problems, instead of listening for His Voice. We are taught to think our way out of things, using...

To the Discouraged Believer

To the Discouraged Believer

Discouragement: it is no respecter of persons.   I imagine Adam felt discouraged when he realized the weeds would keep growing back in the vegetable garden because of his sin. Noah probably experienced pockets of discouragement when people scoffed at him for...

A Look Into An Abide Retreat

A Look Into An Abide Retreat

The woman I introduced you to in the last blog (you can read it here) returned home from her Beauty For Ashes retreat and her husband immediately noticed that she was different. Everything about her had changed- her demeanor, countenance, and joy. She was excited to...

A Look Into A Beauty For Ashes Retreat

A Look Into A Beauty For Ashes Retreat

She walked up the steps and into the house where dinner was simmering on the stove. Her nervousness was evident as she fumbled to bring her luggage inside. She wanted to attend this retreat for a long time, however personal circumstances had prevented it until now. We...

Introducing 61 Miles!

Introducing 61 Miles!

Something NEW is coming out of Sixty-One Acres! It grew from the heart and vision of Christi's sister Kim Rea after a grand adventure with a few friends on the Appalachian Trail. Read her story...   61 Miles was birthed out of hiking the Appalachian Trail in...

Make Me Available

Make Me Available

Opening my eyes, I crawled out of bed and stumbled downstairs. It was another busy day with many tasks on the agenda- homeschool, afternoon kids’ activities, chores, dinner... I brewed the coffee and headed back upstairs to dress and spend time with my Lord. It was...

Letters To God: “all replete with very me”

Letters To God: “all replete with very me”

Hi Friends! Jenna here... wanted to share with you an example of communicating with the Lord in our journaling. This is a blog I wrote a while ago, originally posted HERE.   Jenna’s Journal : July 2019 Hi God… I feel I have been rather stuck and complacent and...

“Lord, Use Me”

“Lord, Use Me”

Church Folk- we’re a strange brand! I suppose that’s what happens when you simultaneously have Holy Spirit living inside you and are still human. We hear the Truth, receive it, and begin our journey. We go to church. We “behave.” We learn some scripture. We serve. We...

Excavating the Heart

Excavating the Heart

Busy is not even close to describing the season I have just come out of. In the last 18 months, I have… Said goodbye to my grandmother Walked with a friend through the traumatic loss of her son Started ministry school Travelled out-of-state A LOT Graduated our son...

The Power of Words

The Power of Words

The more I learn, the more I realize I have NO IDEA! God is taking me on yet another journey of even deeper learning how He created me. Self-reflection and self-discovery can be emotionally draining and exhausting! Especially when you thought you had already been...