2020 Update: Due to COVID-19 we will not be offering this program until 2021. Please inquire for details.
Becoming a Wisdom Keeper
Facilitated by Therese Charvet and Tere Carranza
In the last decades of your life….do you want to feel…..
- That your life continues to be meaningful, that you are making a positive contribution to your family, your community, the world?
- That you have cleaned up your baggage so as to leave a positive legacy for your lineage?
- That your personal spiritual path is deepened and enlivened?
- Connected, vibrant, and alive even as you prepare for death?
In this Journey, we will explore…..
How to face the changes of aging with resilience, grace and equanimity
How our personal spirituality can support us as we head into the Mystery
How to become a positive role model for the generations to come
Our fears about aging with our fellow travelers
The program includes 8 sessions over 9 months, always on Saturday, starting in March, ending in November. Dates are below. Attendance at Session #1 or Session #2 is a requirement for participating in later sessions. All sessions are 10:30am to 4:30pm.
Session 1: Preparing for the Journey: Charting our Course March 21, 2020
Session 2: The Life Review Process — April 18
Session 3: Deepening our Skills as Sacred Witness May 9
Session 4: Grief and Loss July 11
Session 5: Regrets, Fears and the Shadow side of Aging –releasing through Sweatlodge August 8
Session 6: Making Friends with Solitude and Silence in the natural world Quest at Ekone Ranch. (optional) September 2-7
Session 7: Preparing for Death and Dying Well October 6
Session 8: The Journey as a Wisdom Keeper begins! Nov 21
More detailed descriptions of these sessions are available by clicking here.
Throughout the program, we will experience a variety of modalities including
- Ceremony and ritual
- Journeying and visualization
- Drumming and singing
- Time in silence and prayer
Fees: $400 if paid in full by the second session. This does not include Quest fees for session 5. If paid by the session: $70/each
To Register: Please make a $100 deposit or pay the full amount ($400) using this PayPal link (you can use your credit card if you don’t have a PayPal account)
I Am Not Old
I am not old…she said
I am rare.
I am the standing ovation
At the end of the play.
I am the retrospective
Of my life as art
I am the hours
Connected like dots
Into good sense
I am the fullness
You think I am waiting to die…
But I am waiting to be found
I am a treasure.
I am a map.
And these wrinkles are
Imprints of my journey
Ask me anything.
– Samantha Reynolds,