Throughout the ages, elder women have enjoyed sitting in circle to weave the rich tapestries of their stories, stories that continued to warm and inspire people across time and culture. What about us, now, in our time? As women in all stages of growing into our greater years, there is a growing passion and a…

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Death Valley is a vast open space that stretches on for miles.  Here the scale of desolate earth and expansive sky is something to behold.  Jack Kornfield writes about the open mind in manner that might also describe this vast desert: “Clear, open, awake, without color or form, containing all things, yet not limited by…

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When we heal our roots, we open up new possibilities for our future. –Thomas Hubl This program provides an opportunity to consciously explore how the shadows of the past remain undigested in our personal and collective lives. To what degree are we aware of their impact on our present day experiences? How does our behavior…

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Intimate and direct contact with the natural world is an ancient, direct, and profound doorway to being. Our ancestors knew this, and we are rediscovering it. Curiosity, experiential inquiry, mindfulness, simple ceremony, and group council open the door wider and deepen this contact. This retreat is a chance to step outside your familiar life, be…

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Patrilinear hierarchical systems have pushed life on earth to the edge of social and ecological sustainability.  As women we feel the pain of the global crisis resonating in our bodies and personal lives, as well as in the lives of our communities. At the same time, the ancient evolutionary imperative to remember wholeness, to move…

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This program provides an opportunity to consciously explore how the shadows of the past remain undigested in our personal and collective lives. To what degree are we aware of their impact on our present day experiences? How does our behavior reflect some trauma or dysfunction from the past? What resilience and wisdom have we inherited…

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Intimate and direct contact with the natural world is an ancient, direct, and profound doorway to being. Our ancestors knew this, and we are rediscovering it. Curiosity, experiential inquiry, mindfulness, simple ceremony, and group council open the door wider and deepen this contact. This retreat is a chance to step outside your familiar life, be…

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Throughout the ages, elder women have enjoyed sitting in circle to weave the rich tapestries of their stories, stories that continued to warm and inspire people across time and culture. What about us, now, in our time? As women in all stages of growing into our greater years, there is a growing passion and a…

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