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The Power of a Praying Wife

By Whitney Rousseau I have to tell you something, I’m single. And I know what you are going to say “How can you talk about a praying wife book if you aren’t even married?” Well, this wise woman taught me that in Proverbs 31, it says the virtuous wife does her husband good and not …

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More than a Carpenter

by Whitney Rousseau Have you ever wondered what an atheist thinks or what they would think if they really looked into the claims of Jesus and the historical accuracy of His words? If you have, you should read this book.  Josh McDowell was an atheist who thought Christians were ridiculous and the Bible was completely fake. …

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Upper Room Drinks: Summer Drinks

Exciting news!  We now have a line of summer drinks.  Next time you are up try one of them: Cotton Candy Frappuccino, Peaches & Cream Italian Soda, Strawberry & Chocolate Italian Soda, Lemonade (Regular, Peach, Strawberry, or Peach). Tastes like summer!

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4th of July

By Whitney Rousseau Maybe I should have titled this the 2nd-4th of July.  You see, on the mountain, we celebrate Independence Day a little differently.  There are many options, and most people I know go to two of them every year.  Here are the three celebrations: Crestline: The fireworks at Lake Gregory are never on …

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Family Camps

by Whitney Rousseau Summer is here.  I can tell every time I step outside!  It’s a hot one too, especially for up on the mountain.  We have been getting used to temperatures in the 90’s!  I know that doesn’t sound like much to those of you from down the hill, but up here we can’t …

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Mountain Life

When I moved up here in 2008, one thing was immediately clear, life on the mountain is very different than life down the hill (Yes, we call it down the hill, “going down the hill”, etc. Don’t ask me why, I simply adopted this custom without question and have no idea why we call it …

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Upper Room Reads: Crazy Love

You would think that the title of this book is about God’s love (which is also covered in the book), but it’s more about what our love for our Lord should look like. A crazy kind of love.  You know when people are in a new relationship and they will do ANYTHING for their special …

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Are we right for you?

Choosing a location can be one of the most difficult decisions in retreat planning. There are many options that are drastically different. Let me make this a little easier for you.  I’ll describe what our facility is like, and you can then decide if we are right for you.   We are located in the midst …