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Retreat, reflect, restore…but in relaxed ambiance and conversation with a small group of others at the newly created Spent Dandelion Monthly Retreats!

Over a spread of three days and two nights, we will savor good conversation, delicious cuisine, and wide and varied North Shore offerings.

Each retreat, while different in teachings, is uniform in cost and cancellation policy and follows the same general schedule.

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Love, Me and Love Me. Loving Another and Loving Self

February 15 @ 5:00 pm - February 17 @ 11:00 am CST

$125 – $225

Even if you are a romantic it can be quite difficult to figure out how to balance love for another and love for self.

Sometimes, even in more or less healthy relationships, it can be difficult to understand where the lines between Other and Self are even drawn.

If a break-up does occur, a person is sometimes left wondering what, if anything, can be healthily salvaged of the relationship in any sort of continual way to honor both the love that once was and the new single self—whoever that is, now.

And if you are single (or know one!) in this couple-oriented culture, it’s a challenge to nurture and affirm not just yourself, but your singleness.

In this retreat, we will think on, challenge, be surprised by, and reinterpret ways that the Christian tradition has taught about the love of another, love of self, and even new and surprising models of relationships.

While we’re at it, enjoy offerings of candlelight snow-shoeing and Winter Festivals, and BYOBeer in honor of the day of recognition of Martin Luther, and of his beloved Katie, who made beer like no other.


The Spent Dandelion Theological Retreat Center
808 Stanley Road
Two Harbors, MN 55616 United States
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(605) 521-6284


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Retreat: Love, Me and Love Me$225.00The ticket price covers conversation time and the first evening’s light meal. Housing, meal selections for breakfasts and the sit-down dinner are at the guest’s discretion, as are any costs for activities on the free afternoon.

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Spent Dandelion Studio$125.00The Studio houses 2 - 3 comfortably. First come first served! Reserve the Spent Dandelion Studio apartment for your stay at a discounted price for the duration of the retreat! It offers one queen bed and one double bed in the singular studio space, along with a full kitchen and bathroom, right on site. Please note that The Studio is not handicapped accessible.

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