My First Encounter With The Monastery Of The Holy Spirit

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The Facts This was my first encounter with the Monastery of the Holy Spirit. I chose the Monastery because it was the only place that I haven’t visited on the list of samples. I also enjoyed the scenic, ten-minute drive to the Monastery. At first, I was simply blown away by the beautiful landscape. When I stepped out of my car, I remember feeling this sense of peace. Before I even went inside, I started walking the trail that leads to the retreat. All I could think about was how beautiful the place was. As I was walking, I noticed that the everything seemed so still and peaceful. Even the wildlife seemed to be at peace. I did not reach the retreat house because I wanted to find out more about the landscape. After my 45-minute walk, I ventured inside the Visitor’s Center and Café for a refreshment. The store was just like any other Christian store I’ve been in, but the café was different. The first thing I notice about the café were these gorgeous wooden tables and benches. Then, I noticed how the café was set up. There was a refrigerator to my immediate right that had all the cold beverages. The hot beverages were self-serve, and they were just a few feet away. It was one of the neatest set ups that I’d ever seen in a café. I would say that it is probably one of the most aesthetically pleasing cafes that I have ever visited. Once I finished examining the café, I decided to enter the museum.
Interpretation and Evaluation As I exit the café and head towards the museum,…

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