Every once in a while, I want to go on a retreat, but either money or time just doesn't let me go anywhere. I'm, therefore, always looking for really great self-guided retreats that I can do at home. I've tried a lot of online advice, but it always seemed too general. When I read Fr. Dobson's book, however, it felt like just the right amount of guidance and freedom. I split the book into a three day weekend and went to local churches or quiet places to go over the meditations and it really did feel spiritually enriching. Would highly recommend, even if you can't take the three days. I imagine it would be great to even spread out to one meditation a day or if you want a really spiritually impacting day of quiet contemplation.