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Home #2 Open House

Dawson Retreat’s always seems to keep us on our toes – and last night was no exception! We woke up early and spent the day cleaning and prepping for our open house, and then we spent the evening laughing and chatting with those of you who came. Overall, it was[…]

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Are We Wise Or Foolish?

We poured the foundation for Retreat Home #2 this week and it has gotten us thinking about why a good foundation is so important….   We have all heard of the story of the wise man who built his house upon a rock and it “fell not”. Likewise, we’ve heard[…]

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Don’t Forget the Things that are Most Important

Snow has blanketed the ground here in Hamilton, MO for nearly a week now. It’s soft silence slowing life to nearly a crawl. Everywhere you turn, a window overlooks a new landscape. Old houses become quaint, barren fields become picturesque, and our hearts turn back to the time when we[…]

What I Learned from a Boulder

Before I got married I was an avid hiker. I went out into the woods every weekend exploring new places and seeing new things. I spent the whole week looking forward to Saturday when I could get away from it all. There was a high in forging new trails and[…]

Growing Our Wisdom Teeth

When I was a child I used to dream of starting my own business. . . But this doesn’t resemble my dream at all. I always thought that I would feel put together. That I would have life figured out. . . I would know where I was going and[…]