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Grief and Grace, cultivating resilience.
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 5, 2022
Grief and Grace
Includes Full Spiral of the Work That Reconnects
The challenges we face sometimes when we look at the world around us are huge. It can be devastating to be confronted with the climate crisis, and its effects on life on planet earth. We may experience frustration, anger, despair, numbness, or simply the wish to turn away from it all.
Or we may choose a different response. Every crisis also is an opportunity to generate our resilience, to bring forth our courage, creativity and care. It may ask us to dig deeper into our own inner resources. “Be the change you want to see in the world” said Mahatma Gandhi.
We don’t have to do this alone. We can link up with a growing number of people, organisations, and networks who contribute to a regenerative world, with creativity, skill and dedication. We too can be part of the Great Turning, in our own unique way.
In this 6 week course we engage with The Work That Reconnects, originated by Joanna Macy. We use the format of the Spiral as our framework. We will focus on GRATITUDE in our life, building up resilience as we do so. We give space to HONOUR OUR PAIN for the world, as grieving is an essential part of stepping into wholeness. We will shift our perspective though SEEING WITH NEW EYES, and integrate this in our life. In GOING FORTH, we explore our vision of the world we do want to live in, and identify steps we are willing and able to take, no matter how small or large.
Outline of sessions:
Session 1: Introduction, and gratitude
Session 2: Honouring our Pain for the World
Session 3 Truth Mandala
Session 4: Seeing with New Eyes
Session 5: Going Forth
Session 6: Support and Integration
The course includes:
Six facilitated two hour sessions
Integration activities during the week, including journaling.
Weekly one hour online buddy group, for peer support
Dates: Thursday March 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, BST, 7-9pm (UK summer time)
Suggested Donation: £200 / £150 / £100 – sliding scale
There are 3 prices, in order to make this course available to all:
£200: Generosity price: to financially support those without the means to participate.
£150: Sustainable price: the regular price to sustain this course.
£100: Subsidised price, for those on low income and in need of financial assistance.
Margo van Greta is a pioneer of holistic spirituality and a facilitator of transformation, creating a safe and supportive space for deepening the inner journey. She met Joanna Macy in 2000, fell in love with the Work That Reconnects, and facilitates course based on Active Hope and The Work That Reconnects. . Since 1991 she lives and works in Spiritual Ecovillage Findhorn in Scotland, UK, she works with Spiritual and Personal Development. One of her projects was the Inspired Action Conference in 2010. She is passionate about integrating spiritual practice in daily life, and created Elegant Solutions Findhorn, providing online courses focussed on inner and outer transformation. She is a Buddhist practitioner since 1987, and teaches Buddhism. She lives in a small eco house, and loves her daily walks to the beach.