Sept 17, 9:30 a.m. – Sept 18, 12:00 p.m.
130 Ventura Dr, Debert, NS B0M 1G0, Canada

Desire & Destiny

(Explore Soul Growth through discussion,

meditation and application) with


Judith Stevens


Edgar Cayce's A.R.E.

National Outreach Manager

Pre-registration required:

Option A - All Inclusive:
Tuition, Accommodations & Meals
Saturday Lunch & Dinner, Sunday Breakfast
(Shared Rm - $ 260.00)(Single Rm - $ 285.00)
Option B - No Accomodations
Tuition & Meals Only
Saturday Lunch & Dinner, Sunday Breakfast
$ 215.00
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29th Annual

September 17 & 18th, 2022


Provincial Covid-19 protocols will be observed

Sorry, Postponed till 2023

Sorry, Postponed till 2023

Provincial Covid-19 protocols will be observed

Speaker Schedule

Retreat Schedule


Saturday morning:
We will discuss  what the Cayce Readings say about desire and the right use of will. We will examine our lives and take a look at our behaviors and identify the patterns that hold us back and bind us to our past.  We will work with affirmations to help us "change tracks" mentally and physically and begin to work spiritualizing our will to act on fewer selfish desires.
Saturday Afternoon:

Spirit (Soul) is the Life, Mind is the Builder, the Physical is the Result. We will examine what thoughts and actions release psychic energy within us that helps move us forward to our future. " To see how it works, this person was told in a reading from Mr. Calyce: "The body expects to be in distress and it remains in distress. For what one builds in the subconscious of itself, it becomes - rather as a habit..." (3287-2)
Saturday Evening:
Our Body is the temple of the living God, of the living Soul. Our time of birth, place of environment, are signs, omens, marks along the way. But these signs do not design a destiny. When we are out of attunement, we lose our power and ability to coordinate with our Creator. We will examine ways to rejuvenate the physical body to balance and heal our mental and spiritual bodies.
Sunday Morning:
"First know thy spiritual processes. Ye know thy ideal. Now correlate same with the application of thyself in the material associations and ye will find in same peace and harmony, as well as the ability to carry on" (2925-1) We will find our "Inner Rule" we live by each day and take home two forgiveness prayers to improve the quality of our lives.



  8:00 - 10:00 am     Registration  * Tea/Coffee/Water

10:00 - 10:30 am     Welcome, Workshop Intro & Sign Up

10:30 - 12 Noon       GUEST SPEAKER

12:00 - 1:00 pm        Lunch

  1:00 - 1:30 pm        Free Time (check into rooms)

  1:30 - 2:30 pm        Workshop

  2:30 - 3:00 pm        Break * Coffee/Tea/Whole Fruit?

  3:00 - 4:30 pm         GUEST SPEAKER

  4:30 - 5:00 pm        Free Time

  5:00 - 6:00 pm        Dinner

  6:00 - 6:30 pm        Close of Silent Auction & Distribution of Auction Items

  6:30 - 7:30 pm         GUEST SPEAKER

  7:30 - 8:00 pm        Barbara's Angel Walk

  8:00 - 8:30 pm        Socialize with Guest Speaker * Snacks ?                                  

  8:30 - 9:00 pm        Drumming 

                                  Bring your drums and rattles and have some fun !


  7:00 - 7:30 am       Morning Meditation / Tai Chi Wake Ups

  7:30 - 8:30 am       Breakfast

  8:30 - 9:00 am        Check out of Rooms

  9:00 - 10:30 am        GUEST SPEAKER

10:30 - 10:45 am      Fill in Evaluation Sheets / Hand In

10:45 - 11:15 am      Break * Coffee/Tea/Pastries?

11:15 - 12 Noon      Closing Ceremony

Provincial Covid-19 protocols will be observed

Saturday and Sunday

Keynote Speaker


Volunteer Workshops

Judith Stevens - Desire & Destiny

Edgar Cayce's A.R.E.

National Outreach Manager

To be announced 2022


Silent Auction

Loonie/Toonie Used Book Table (scholarship fundraisers)

Our Scholarship Program depends on sales from donated items for these two events.  Donations of new or gently used items for the Silent Auction or Books for the Loonie/Toonie Table are greatly appreciated.

Saturday Evening

Barbara's Angel Walk

Drum Circle

Sunday Morning

Keynote Speaker


Both of these events - we encourage you to participate, they are both wonderful experiences!

Bring your drums and rattles to join in on the fun.

The Closing Ceremony is considered one of the Gems of the weekend. You don't want to miss it!



Mary Easson - Registrar

2463 Big Island Road, Lower Barney's River, NS, B0K 1G0

902 301-1529

Covid-19 protocols will be observed

It is with great regret we must postpone AFC Spiritual Retreat 2022 for another year due to Covid-19.


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