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Simply Living for Him Retreat DISCOUNT!

Simply Living for Him Retreat Discount!

I love this time of the year. I love focusing on my blessings and all that I am thankful for. This year I am particularly thankful for all the work God has done through this ministry. We were abundantly blessed this summer when we stepped out in faith for our first ever Simply Living for Him Retreat. As I reflect on that time, I want to give you all of a gift if you are thinking of joining us next year. Use this link below to take an extra $5 off your retreat ticket for a limited time. Please share with your friends!

If you are coming as a group, please email me at for a GROUP RATE discount as well! Read all the info about the Simply Living for Him Retreat HERE. Our theme this year is “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus.” We will learn how we can focus on Him in this world that wants to distract us constantly…Live simply. Live for Him.

Simply Living for Him Retreat Discount

Simply Living for Him Retreat

An Exciting Announcement!

I announced on the Facebook Page today a new announcement!

“Can’t recommend this enough! 
Going into it with my thoughts and 
left it with His thoughts! 
Forever changed!” 
~ an attendee from Simply Living for Him 2016
If you are interested in registering for 
The 2017 Simply Living for Him Retreat, 
please sign up to be on the information list!
We are thrilled to announce next year’s date!
Mark your calendar NOW!
We will let you know as soon as we open up registration with Early Bird Rates!
Read all about what God did this year 
by clicking below:

Retreat Sessions Available!

If you couldn’t make the retreat, but would still like to hear Karen’s sessions, we have good news! They were recorded and are available for purchase. 
Once you purchase, you will be redirected to a link where you can listen to the recording and/or download it. We ask that you do not share the link once you have purchased. In order to be fair to those who paid for a retreat ticket, and to keep our ministry here going, we trust you understand this purchase policy.
Thank you and God Bless!

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In Him We Live, and Move, and Have Our Being. He is ALL That We Need.

Looking back at Paul’s sermon at Mars Hill, Karen will reiterate that we face the very same issues in our culture today. We will talk about not living like the culture around us, how to get rid of idols, and ask the question, what are we really worshipping? We no longer have to search for happiness things, because we have all we need in Christ. He is all around us and we can live simply…for Him!
Sessions from Simply Living for Him Retreat

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The Remedy to Chaos and Clutter

I believe with all of my heart, the remedy to chaos and clutter is Jesus. In a world that tells us we constantly should have more and do more, we can choose to follow Him, and we will naturally desire less of this world.
Sessions from Simply Living for Him Retreat

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A Transformed Woman of the Word

Living as a woman in the Word is imperative. God’s Word will transform your mind. When you are grounded in His Word and measure all you do against His Word, you can live truly transformed and authentically as sisters in Christ. Filling up on God’s Word will also reduce the need to fill up on other things. Let’s walk this journey together, lifting each other and encouraging each other along the way.
Sessions from Simply Living for Him Retreat

Simply Living for Him Retreat

I’ll Never Be the Same: The First Ever Simply Living for Him Retreat!

I had no idea a weekend could change my life…

How to you write about something you haven’t even begun to grasp? Just when you think you can wrap your mind around some of it, He blows you away again…

How do you write about something which you can’t yet describe? Words will never seem adequate to describe all that happened…

I have been trying to process all that went on this past weekend at the Simply Living for Him Retreat, and pretty much all I can muster up right now are tears. They just keep falling. But as one of my sisters from the weekend said…they are “glory tears.”

I have seen a glimpse of His glory that I have never seen before.

I had been consumed with the details and planning and praying for this retreat for many months, and the past few weeks all of that was even more magnified. The fact that it is now over left me coming home a bit like a lost little girl…not sure what to do…but with SO much of me filled beyond compare. And I know it is just the beginning…it is not over. Something new was birthed.

Last summer I had this vision to have a ladies weekend. I had been inspired by my ladies prayer times, and God kept nudging at me to do a weekend away for ladies to come from all different places for one common goal…to seek Jesus.

Over the year I covered it in prayer constantly, and even when I would wake at night sometimes in a panic thinking, 

“I have no idea what I am doing. Who am I to do this? What if it fails? What if no one comes? What if…What if…” 

My mind would spiral out of control.

Yet all along He told me…

“You don’t know what you are doing. But I do. Trust me. Keep going.”

Praise the Lord I listened to Him and not myself. It would have been easier to listen to myself. More comfortable. More logical.  But He knew what He was doing. He showed up and He worked in ways beyond my every expectation.

He blew the doors off my plans and replaced them with HIS power.

I think this sums up so perfectly our weekend. My friend Cindy posted this:

So privileged to be in PA with my friend Amand soaking up all God has to say through Karen DeBeusThis was amazing today, 30+ ladies singing in one accord. We weren’t focused on things like race, denomination, job status, marital status or who we were voting for. We were focused on one thing, Him, God our father, the only thing that truly matters. Thank you, Karen, for helping me get back to the feet of Jesus. And thank you God for loving me enough to hand pick me to be here.


This weekend was so much more than a ladies getaway. It was a knitting together of 30+ ladies together that would never have crossed paths otherwise.

It was a glimpse of God’s glory and what can happen when we let Him totally lead us, obeying even when we are fearful, and how it looks when women come together for no other purpose but to seek Him.

It didn’t matter where we came from or what we’ve been through….nothing mattered, but Jesus.

Words can not describe what happened there.

And the best thing is, it didn’t end there. We have been bonded together for this world and for eternity. We have been using technology for good and are able to stay connected and encourage each other, lift each other, pray for each other…

I can hardly stop the tears as I type.


I prayed for months and months over the names of the attendees. I had their names memorized and would wake with their names on  my lips…and throughout the day I would remember to pray for them. Their names hung above my sink and my desk.

And to see the faces that went with those names this weekend was beautiful. So, so beautiful. Words don’t do it justice…My heart has never been so full.

God provided more than I ever asked or dreamed this weekend. He showed me so many things and I have only begun to touch the surface of it all.

We left that place changed forever. We all took part in something so special.

It is my desire to let God continue His Work there. To step out of myself and let Him lead this.

This was so much more than a social media post…it was a sacred time and one that needed to be treasured in hearts and not on screens.

What happened this weekend solidified many areas of what I want for my writing, speaking, and ministry. I know for sure, without a doubt now, I do not want to be known for being a blogger or a speaker, or a writer…This was so much more than just an event...this was a life changing and life-giving experience. 

I simply want to follow Jesus… and be known for following Jesus…

I praise the Lord that I have weeded out the details that come along and make ministry feel heavy…like you”should” do this and that… yet, God is in control of this. It is His. 

I will step back and let Him lead…because where He leads is far better than any earthly plan.

New Friends…sisters knit together!
Lunch at the Lodges
My Parents- their support was immeasurable and appreciated so much!
 Friday night at the bonfire
Our amazing worship leader and dear friend, Robin. She was a blessing!
The Remedy to Chaos and Clutter- Jesus
Some fun giveaways
 My cute”staff”
Sisters in Christ. Forever.


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