Revisiting an old favorite: The Bodhisattva Check-in Anti-Oppression Resource Group members, aware that a European-colonizer mindset has informed much of the development of the WTR over the years, has been reviewing some classic WTR exercises. Most recently we reviewed and updated the Bodhisattva Check-in. This exercise helps us “See with New Eyes” as we reflect on […]
In many Work That Reconnects communities, facilitators offer a ritual Welcome at the opening of a workshop. This practice is intended to help all participants feel included; it can also alert members of dominant or privileged groups that a broad spectrum of the human family may be present.
How many workshops and/or events WTR focused do you run a year? I typically hold about 8 – 10 workshops a year. Are other facilitators in your area? Who are they? Yes, Molly Brown. Do you have any upcoming events you’d like to share? Yes, a WTR Network Webinar: How to See with Gaian Eyes […]
These open sentences have been very meaningful to people in the last half year. (submitted by Joanna Macy). Strengths I draw from my own family and ancestral lineage are… Strengths I draw from having ventured out into other traditions and experiences are… Strengths that have come to me through hardships, losses, and failures are… Strengths […]
This is a guided meditation created by L. Rebecca Connell, LCSW. (See full bio below). It is to be read aloud to a group. It gives two options in the four sections. The leader or leaders read the guidance either for sitting or for walking. You can download a PDF version to print here. Singing to […]
The books, Coming Back to Life, World as Lover, World as Self, and Thinking Like a Mountain, describe many forms of experiential group work relating to deep ecology, deep time, and despair and empowerment. As new practices evolve, they will be listed below.