The frustrations of life can come from many different angles. I waited as long as I could before making the decision to cancel. The forecast had remained the same for days. I wanted to be prudent and not put anyone's life in jeopardy by traveling in treacherous conditions. I guess the bright spot is that I got the weekend off. The downside is that I had all of the preparations completed, the ladies were all signed up and ready to go, the Benedictine sisters at the Abbey were ready for us, and it is simply disappointing for all involved after more than six months of waiting for the date to arrive.
Modern technology has made great advances. However, weather forecasting is still not an exact science. I am going to trust that the hand of God had other plans for this weekend. Ladies of Northern Colorado, please know of my desire to reschedule the retreat. I am working with your coordinator and the Abbey to line up some possible dates. We will still:
"Stir Into Flame The Gift Of Faith!"