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A “Dip Into Serenity” is a Christian spiritual retreat situated in North East Fife in Scotland. It is intended to provide a haven of peace for those who are in need of spiritual refreshment or for those who are starting a spiritual journey.

A Dip into Serenity offers the chance to escape the clamour and demands of life today and to learn how to withdraw into a silence that allows God’s voice to be heard.

Real peace is becoming more difficult to achieve in such an increasingly strident and secular world. Real peace is not simply the absence of strife. To quote Timothy Keller from his book Generous Justice

God created all things to be in a beautiful, harmonious, interdependent, knitted, webbed relationship to one another. Just as rightly related physical elements form a cosmos or a tapestry, so rightly related human beings form a community. This interwovenness is what the Bible calls shalom, or harmonious peace.” 

“Shalom” is usually translated “peace” in English Bibles, but it means far more than our English word conveys. It means complete  reconciliation, a state of the fullest flourishing in every dimension – physical, emotional, social and spiritual – because all relationships are right, perfect and filled with joy.” The first step to finding this kind of peace is finding a way to “be still” so that the Holy Spirit is able to speak to you in one form or another.

Be still, and know that I am God – Psalm 40  v10

Warning:- one of our last visitors strongly suspected there is a “gravity hotspot” in the retreat. Apparently it produces an irresistible force which has the effect of forcing you to sit down and relax.