Calendar

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Tears to Triumph

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Event dates
Apr 29, 2017

With so many feeling the understandable stress of the times in which we live, it’s valid to ask how any of us can be happy in the midst of it all.

Living Your Truth Series

presented by the Social Justice, Racial Equity Collaborative (convened by The Sophia Institute)
Event dates
May 16, 2017

Living Your Truth is a series of conversations with those on the front lines, who bravely and gracefully live the truth of their hearts within their formidable lives.

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The Way Under the Way- The Place of True Meeting

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Event dates
May 19, 2017 to May 21, 2017

This weekend retreat celebrates the publication of Mark Nepo’s latest book of poetry The Way Under the Way, which gathers 217 poems retrieved and shaped over the past twenty years.

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Becoming Fearless: Feeling Safe within Yourself and in the World

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Event dates
Jun 23, 2017 to Jun 24, 2017

Becoming fearless. Does that sound like an insurmountable task or what?  Actually, attending to our fears is the greatest piece of work we can ever undertake in our lifetime. It leads us to our joy, which is the conscious remembrance of who we are as a spiritual being. And it’s do-able.

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Book Celebration- The Shark Club with Ann Kidd Taylor

A special introduction by award-winning author Sue Monk Kidd
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Event dates
Jun 29, 2017

The Sophia Institute is happy to celebrate Ann Kidd Taylor and her first novel, The Shark Club.  We welcome Sue Monk Kidd who will make a special introduction of her daughter Ann Kidd Taylor.

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Mindful Advocacy for Personal and Community Resilience

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Event dates
Jul 21, 2017 to Jul 22, 2017

Mindful Advocacy is a real-world, socially engaged contemplative way of being and doing that transforms suffering into joyous, compassionate action. Resilience Inquiry is a systematic approach to stopping or avoiding harm or adapting to inevitable change.

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Getting the Love You Want- Imago Relationship Therapy

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Event dates
Aug 26, 2017 to Aug 27, 2017

This renowned, intensive, two-day workshop for couples, married or unmarried, provides the insights and methods needed to discover the joyous and even spiritual, potential that awaits us in a committed relationship.

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Heartwork- Being a Spirit in the World

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Event dates
Sep 15, 2017 to Sep 17, 2017

This weekend retreat is based on the upcoming publication of Mark’s new book, Things That Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living (Nov 2017). In this book, the acclaimed poet-teacher shares bare and honest reflections drawn from his lifelong journals.

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Energy Medicine for Healthy Living

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Event dates
Sep 22, 2017 to Sep 23, 2017

Empower yourself and activate your body’s innate healing abilities through Energy Medicine. Energy is the basis of our vitality and health.

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Thresholds: Navigating the Difficult Transitions of Life

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Event dates
Nov 4, 2017

Every new epoch in the life of an individual or a society announces itself through difficulty, confusion or a sense of losing anchorage.