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Wisdom Schools & Retreats
"Wisdom Schools are a format for integral learning that's based in some of the deepest roots for transformation and change in the Christian tradition. Wisdom schools are about awakening the yearning for a different kind of presence in the world and then developing the skills and the knowledge base to apply that, to transform your own life and the life of people around you."
- Mon, Jul 31St. Francis Retreat HouseJul 31, 6:00 PM PDT – Aug 04, 12:00 PM PDTSt. Francis Retreat House, 3918 Chipman Rd, Easton, PA 18045, USATogether we will pray these Sacred movements with all three centers of knowing, noticing their devotional impact and the way in which they grow and enhance our work with our second body, our Kesdjan body.
- Fri, Aug 11BurlingameAug 11, 7:00 PM PDT – Aug 16, 7:00 PM PDTBurlingame, 2300 Adeline Dr, Burlingame, CA 94010, USAIn any moment, regardless of how significant or insignificant it may seem, we can offer ourselves as instruments, vessels, means by which worlds beyond can enter into this world, which has often been termed by several traditions ‘mixtus orbis.’
- Fri, May 26BurlingameMay 26, 3:00 PM PDT – Jun 01, 12:00 PM PDTBurlingame, 2300 Adeline Dr, Burlingame, CA 94010, USA" As the Father has loved me, I also have loved you. Abide in my love." (John 15:9) In many of Jesus' sayings we can find an invitation to a deeper contemplative way of being, so relevant for our Centering Prayer. 'Abide in my love', for example, can also be translated as 'abide in mercy'
- Sun, Apr 09The Centre for Spiritual RenewalApr 09, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDTThe Centre for Spiritual Renewal , Langley BCHoly Saturday marks Jesus’ journeys into the heart of the earth in which he not only encounters the most constricted, cut off and hurt states of human consciousness in the collective false self but allows love to reach them and weave them into the whole. Meanwhile Mary Magdalene, the Tower, keeps ..
- Mon, Apr 03Bethlehem CentreApr 03, 5:30 PM PDT – Apr 06, 12:00 PM PDTBethlehem Centre, Nanaimo, CanadaHoly Week is more than a series of events surrounding the final days of Jesus’s earthly life that we are to commemorate. We can enter this sacred week from the inside as a way of mutual accompaniment in which we are concurrently embodying the postures of Jesus and Mary Magdalene through this timeles
- Sat, Apr 01Multifaith CentreApr 01, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDTMultifaith Centre, Victoria BC, CanadaOn this Lenten Day, we will prepare ourselves to enter Holy week from the inside by embodying the postures of Jesus and Mary Magdalene through this timeless passage. Let’s join together in community to learn and practice Wisdom, weaving in the transformative currents of surrender, three centered . .
- Fri, Feb 17BurlingameFeb 17, 6:00 PM PST – Feb 22, 12:00 PM PSTBurlingame, 2300 Adeline Dr, Burlingame, CA 94010, USA“From time immemorial Wisdom Schools have emerged in times of global crisis or on the cusp of great leaps in human consciousness in order to help shepherd our planet through the transition." ― Wisdom Waypoints, Cynthia Bourgeault
- Sun, Jan 01Online RetreatJan 01, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM PSTOnline RetreatOnline Morning Reflective Retreat: The year is almost over and a new year is just about to spring forth. This shift to a new year marks a threshold that has been entered into as a moment to pause, ponder and prepare, to learn something about ourselves and about what life is telling us as we begin..
- Fri, Dec 02Leaning Into BlessingDec 02, 2022, 4:00 PM PST – Dec 04, 2022, 12:00 PM PSTLeaning Into Blessing"The season of Advent means there is something on the horizon the likes of which we have never seen before...So stay. Sit. Linger. Tarry. Ponder. Wait. Behold. Wonder. There will be time enough for running. For rushing. For worrying. For pushing. For now, stay. Wait. Something is on the horizon."
- Mon, Oct 31Online RetreatOct 31, 2022, 4:30 PM PDT – Nov 02, 2022, 6:00 PM PDTOnline Retreat****The ZOOM Link will be sent out again 1 hour before the start time**** We often focus on spring’s Paschal Triduum, from dusk on Holy Thursday through dusk on Easter Sunday, as a chance to move inward and journey with Christ through our own passage of death to life. . .
- Thu, Aug 25BurlingameAug 25, 2022, 6:00 PM PDT – Aug 30, 2022, 12:00 PM PDTBurlingame, 2300 Adeline Dr, Burlingame, CA 94010, USA“From time immemorial Wisdom Schools have emerged in times of global crisis or on the cusp of great leaps in human consciousness in order to help shepherd our planet through the transition." ― Wisdom Waypoints, Cynthia Bourgeault
- Sun, May 22BurlingameMay 22, 2022, 6:00 PM PDT – May 28, 2022, 12:00 PM PDTBurlingame, 2300 Adeline Dr, Burlingame, CA 94010, USA"Contemplation...is not a special gift. It is simply seeing from the perspective of oneness, or in other words, from the level of our spiritual awareness. It can indeed be practiced, and over time, with sincerity and persistence, it becomes an abiding state of consciousness.” ― Cynthia Bourgeault
- Fri, Apr 01Trinity Episcopal ChurchApr 01, 2022, 7:00 PM – Apr 02, 2022, 5:00 PMTrinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USAWith everything that is going on in our individual lives and the world it is easy to lose touch with the hope so desperately needed at this time. During this Retreat we will explore the teachings of Cynthia Bourgeault from her important book 'Mystical Hope.'