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Radiant Beginnings

Keystone Heights, Clay, Florida
4 acres hosted by Misty D.
6 lodging sites
Creature comforts
Enjoy the comforts of home—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Welcome to Radiant Beginnings Native American Church Farm and retreat, hosted by Radiance By Misty Dawn and Non Profit Agency for Life Transformations. We are a farm, Church Retreat Oasis, offering a place to rest your head along your travels but a place you will want to come back to. Misty Dawn, founder of Radiant Beginnings is a Reiki Master, Massage Therapist, N.MT and Job Training Specialist who teamed up with Agency For Life to dedicate toward enriching the lives of the Special Needs Community, with the vision of creating and building an Enrichment Center. In addition to hosting and ministering Radiant Beginnings Retreat and Church, Misty also acts as a job training Specialist for Special Needs with Vocational Rehabilitation, and uses every effort toward creating an Enrichment Center, that would aid in the development of special needs with Social Emotional Learning. Currently the four acre Church property, located in the peaceful countryside, hosts quarterly Traditional Sweat Lodge Ceremonies, Community Potlucks, Spiritual Growth workshops, Enrichment classes for the community, and monthly Church Services. Ask us when our next weekend Spiritual Retreat is, or book your next one with us, as we offer a plethora of classes in Guided Meditation, Breath Work, Sound Healing, Sacred Fire, Totem Making, Fermenting foods, Microgreen growing, Herbal healing and much more. Centrally located Radiant Beginnings, is an hour drive to all the Florida hot spots-including Gainesville, Jacksonville, Ocala, and the Historic Beautiful St Augustine. Guests can take in everything these memorable cities have to offer affordably, and comfortably with all the convenience offered. Surrounded by lakes, our Retreat Sanctuary offers what every nature enthusiast would enjoy in the sunny Florida weather for fishing, swimming, hiking, and boating. The ever popular Keystone Beach is only minutes away, where visitors can enjoy a dip in cool calming waters with sandy beaches, cook out areas and a historic Pavilion. Paddle down Little Lake Johnson at Gold Head Branch State Park and take in a lunch picnic under a golden sea of grasses and shady oasis. Once the day ends enjoy a movie under the stars or with a small upgrade enjoy our outdoor projector screen or indoors in our church community room, provided with all comforts of home, with sofas, snack bar and fully stocked kitchen. Take in a game of cards, or board games, or play some horse shoes, or cornhole as you gather around a roaring bon fire. Guests can also book a class, in the community room, learning how to make beautiful Resin works of art, jewelry totem making, or learn how to grow microgreens and fermented foods, or the ever popular goat yoga, and meditation. Relax your mind body and soul with a Reiki Healing Session, Guided Meditation and Spiritual Massage. Don't feel like cooking. Our church is happy to cook you up breakfast, made with farm fresh eggs, lunch, or dinner, with fresh garden veggies straight from our garden, and our hand crafted microgreens. We also offer in our community Building, a place where all our guests can purchase all of our Radiance by Misty Dawn products and essential camping needs. Soothe your mind body and soul, with our all natural bug sprays, body butters, face creams, healing oils, and goats milk soap As you can see we are more than just a place you visit, we are an Nurturing Oasis, that you will want to come back to. And better yet, you get the satisfaction of knowing that when you book with us, that you are contributing to helping us build a better way for our Special Needs Community. From our Radiant family to you. We cant wait for your visit.Welcome to our Radiant Beginnings Native American Church, Farm, Retreat Oasis, hosted by Radiant beginnings and Agency for Life Transformations. Misty Dawn, and Diane Dickson are a Team Job Training Specialists who work with Vocational Rehabilitation as dedicated providers to enrich the lives of the Special Needs Community. Radiant Beginnings Church, offers quarterly Sweat Lodge Ceremonies for the public, community pot lucks, drum circles, outdoor community functions, healing circles, and once a month church services. Agency for life is a Dedicated Non Profit who provides Work Readiness Programs, Entrepreneurship, Social Emotional Learning, Advocacy, Mentorship, Microenterprises, while partnering with local businesses and bridging the efforts of community support. When you book with us, every dollar you spend at our Camping Retreat Oasis, benefits toward building our vision in providing Social Emotional Learning, toward the building of our Enrichment Center that provides the fundamental tools necessary in empowering and inspiring a way forward for our Special Needs Community to thrive. Create with us, a one of a kind Camping Retreat Oasis get away, for that special occasion, or for a group gathering and fun for the family. Centrally located on four acres, surrounded by lakes with beautiful oaks in the peaceful countryside, we offer the total package of the Glamping and semi primitive camping experience with all the comforts of home, for any nature enthusiast who wants to take in what the great state of Florida has to offer for that intimate get away, or to host an even bigger gathering. In just a minutes drive, guests can enjoy a day at the ever popular Keystone Beach, the beautiful lake with sandy beach, grills, picnic tables, play area for kids, and a full size pavilion you can rent for a special occasion. Just 20 minutes down the road guests can visit the Gold Head State park and enjoy the mossy shaded trees, canoeing, fishing, hiking and much more. Centrally located we are only an hour from all the popular hot spot cities of Florida-including Jacksonville, Ocala, Gainesville and the beautiful Historic St Augustine, where our guests can visit the pristine beaches, and share in the music, culture, history and fun eclectic shops that fills the downtown with energy. Book the semi primitive camping experience and rest comfortably in our unfurnished belle tent, right next to our shady beautiful tree we call Bella, and swing on the tire swing that hangs comfortably from her branches. On those stary full nights, enjoy an intimate small fire to add to your experience provided at each site. A small walk and you enjoy outdoor bathrooms, showers and running water sinks with access to electricity to charge any phones, or you can rent one of our solar powered chargers with a security deposit. Book the total Glamping Retreat Oasis with access to our huge community space that includes bonfire with seating, hostel indoor sleep accommodations, outdoor movie under the stars, outdoor games, or indoor movie in our community room with beverage and snack bar. Enjoy indoor and outdoors showers and bathrooms. And nothing is better in the mornings then fresh coffee and tea. Book a Class with us. Learn how to grow microgreens, and ferment vegetables. Expand your Creative skills with a fun art class in resin art work and take home with you a beautiful treasure to celebrate the occasion. Learn your Spirit Animal by the making of a Talisman and Totem making, or indulge in a truly relaxing experience with a healing session by Licensed Massage Therapist, Neuromuscular Therapist and Reiki Master of 22 years. Want to try something different, how about a nice Goat Yoga Class with our Nigerian Goats, or Guided Meditation. For a small donation to our Church, You can even have us prepare you some of the most delicious nutritious meals created with our fresh veggies from the garden, farm fresh eggs and microgreens from our community church kitchen. We also offer all our all natural products, soaps, bug sprays, body butter, healing oils, Elderberry and our delicious fermented microgreens, and firewood for your all your camping need get aways. We aren't just a place to visit, but a place you will want to come back to. Book your next Retreat with us And begin your Radiant Beginnings with us.
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Keystone Heights, Clay, Florida, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Seminole, Timucua, Miccosukee, and Mascogo First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Misty D.Joined in October 2023
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