Flourish and Thrive Retreat, April 14-16, 2024

Well, I guess it’s been too long since I updated my pages–three years and seven retreats ago to be exact! Here are a few photos from the spring retreat at Black Butte Ranch. View from the meadow Cold walk to the meadow Flourish and Thrive group Meeting with prayer...

Book Cover Shoot

Tara Newman with Sela Photography It was beautiful and cool Sunday night, perfect for the cover shoot we had scheduled for my upcoming divorce recovery book. The weather had been foggy and cool in Tillamook all week, which we agreed might be a cool effect for the...

“Broken, Made Whole” Retreat Huge Success

Eleven women gathered at our Black Butte home for a time of spiritual and physical refreshment. In between sessions the ladies were able to bike, hot tub, walk, and shop. Sometimes in snow, sometimes in sunshine. Crazy spring weather! The three sessions were: Broken...

What’s New in 2020

Why did I think that after Christmas life would slow down and I would have time to catch my breath? Are you feeling the same way? Each day of this New Year has come with it’s own delights and challenges. I have struggled through months of pain in my ankles which...