Dear WTR Network family and friends, We’ve been feeling a strengthening and deepening of the Work recently. So many of us, from all around the world, have joined in virtual space – but “real” time – meeting new people in Spiral workshops and trainings, and learning from each other in webinars. It’s been a fruitful […]
What is sacred to you? How does the sense of the sacred help us live in harmony or give us strength for activism? How are you grieving the loss of the sacred in today’s world? In what specific ways has the Work That Reconnects helped you connect to a sense of the sacred? Sacred Wisdom, […]
As our yearly Earth journey around the sun continues, daylight hours in the southern hemisphere grow shorter as they lengthen in the north. We are half-way between solstice and equinox. Most of us who began calendar year 2020 are still here, but by no means all. A word in newly common usage is pandemic. “Pan” […]
The Work That Reconnects Networkis asking for your support for ourwork in the Great Turning Dear Friends of the Work That Reconnects, Deep gratitude for your support of the Work That Reconnects Network and thank you for your work for the life-sustaining future we want for all beings on this beautiful Earth. What a year […]
Coronavirus has ravaged the lives of every one of us on Earth. More than 1.2 million people have died. Hundreds of millions have lost their jobs. Many have lost their homes. The need to keep our distance means we can’t even hold the hands of our loved ones as they suffer or offer ceremonies after […]
Jolie Elan, a Work That Reconnects facilitator and community member, died unexpectedly on November 30, 2020 in her Ashland, Oregon home. She had been recently diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer and died from complications. She was 52 years old. Jolie was an inspirational educator, deep ecologist, ethnobotanist and spiritual counselor for those looking to deepen […]
New WTR Network website section, in response to your feedback… Dear WTR Network family and friends, We’re excited to share with you a new section of the website that has been unfolding behind the scenes for several months: Evolving Edge. A year ago we launched a new website and since then we’ve been working to […]
For the March 2021 issue, the editorial team invites explorations in essays, poetry, and images about building resilience out of personal and collective trauma, especially that experienced by BIPOC, women, LGBTQ2 people, people with limited income, and people with disabilities.
There are not many bodies of work with such a creative yet simple format to move people through their most difficult emotions and free up their energies to be more active in creating a better world. I am grateful for Joanna’s genius and dedication to this work, and for all the people working to evolve the practices to meet these times.
The state of the world today–climate disruption, racism, mass extinctions, politics and oppression of all kinds–is creating ongoing extreme stress and traumatizing millions of people. We, as WTR Facilitators, want to develop tools to work effectively with people living in a traumatized world. A group of WTR Facilitators is designing a webinar series for […]