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May 2017
$540

The Writer’s Work: Wonder and Witness, May 7-11

May 7 @ 4:00 pm - May 11 @ 12:00 pm
ARC Retreat Center, Cambridge, MN United States + Google Map

“To see clearly,” John Ruskin once wrote, “is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.” It can be revolutionary as well. The writer’s task has always been to pay attention, to regard the world with wonder and curiosity, and to serve as a witness, describing its appearances and events and their possible meanings. In times that challenge the justice and peace we seek in the world, this role is especially important. In 2017, my annual writers' retreat at ARC Retreat Center (in…

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Free but RSVP requested.

To Bless and Be Blessed

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unity Church-Unitarian, Holly Ave., 732 Holly Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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A blessing, according to John O’Donohue, “is a circle of light drawn around a person to protect, heal, and strengthen. . . . A blessing awakens future wholeness.”  Join in a session of writing and reflection exploring the healing and wholeness of blessing. Free but email RSVP requested. Register here.

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June 2017
Free but RSVP requested.

Sabbath: A Time to Rest

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unity Church-Unitarian, Holly Ave., 732 Holly Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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A day of rest can be hard to come by. But an empty day, like an empty page, can open sacred and creative possibilities. “All creation springs from emptiness,” says writer Wayne Muller. In our busy 24/7 lives, this writing session reflects on the gift of Sabbath rest and other sacred time and space. Free but RSVP by email is requested. Register here.

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July 2017

All Anew: Women of the ELCA Tenth Triennial Gathering

July 13 - July 16
Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN United States + Google Map

The Tenth Triennial Gathering of the Women of the ELCA will include a workshop on the spiritual practice of writing presented by Karen Hering. Visit the Triennial Gathering's website for more details.

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October 2017
$180 - $230

Living and Writing in Threshold Times: Writing Our Way into a New Story

October 6 @ 6:30 pm - October 8 @ 1:00 pm
Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center, 120 E. Boyson Rd
Hiawatha, IA 52233 United States
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 A threshold, whether physical or emotional, is a place of great vitality, exchange and possibility, where new greets old, where outside meets inside, where stranger crosses over to become friend. This retreat is for people living through threshold times – times in your personal life (or in the life of the globe we share) that bring significant change, chosen or unbidden. Whether you’re facing a change in relationship, work, home, roles, identity or abilities, this weekend for writers and non-writers…

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