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Grief and Grace in Dark Times

Dec 20 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm PST

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Winter Solstice Grief Retreat

December 20th, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM (Pacific Time UTC-7)

Based in the Work That Reconnects, this Grief Retreat offers community ritual, small group sharing, and guided time offline for personal reflection and nature connection. 

Facilitators:  Molly Brown and Jolie Elan


Fires, floods, hurricanes, rising fascism and white supremacy – It’s crazy out there.  How do we keep from going crazy inside? How do we hold the pain we feel about all this?

Sometimes it feels like we will drown in the sea level rise of emotions, so we just go numb.  But numbing keeps us frozen, disconnected and despondent. We need to grieve the mounting losses of our times, but doing it alone is isolating and disempowering.  We need to be witnessed and held in our grief. When we can share these strong emotions in community, we find strength, resilience, and reserves of power we might never have known were available to us.

During this retreat we will move through the spiral of the Work That Reconnects centering on grief.  There will be time for people to share what’s on their hearts in community. The retreat will be very interactive with plenty of time for small group discussions, a community ritual and personal reflection.  We plan 60 to 90 minute online sessions with offline breaks for guided personal practices, nature connection, and eating.  Please set aside the full 6 hours for this mini-retreat.

This is a great companion class to the Roots of Resilience, but no prior experience is necessary.

LIMITED ENROLLMENT: In order to keep a strong intimate container for our Ritual we have limited attendance to 25 people. Sign up early to reserve your spot.


Dec 20
8:30 am - 2:30 pm PST
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