Small Group: Create: Make Space

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February 3, 2017

CREATE: Make space for restorative practices

Six small group sessions that “nurture a conversation about creating habits, thought patterns, and systems that can help you to step into the life you really want.”

Each session includes guided meditation and discussion, an experiential exercise, and homework of reading and journaling.

The author, Bronwen Henry, writes:

What is the life you dream of? What do you feel called to do? What do you think could transform your life? What would you like to make time and space for in your life? What practices help you experience God’s loving presence? How can you bring these practices into your life more frequently? These are the questions we will explore in this series.

This workbook includes the voices of many creative people in my life. What an honor it has been to interview people with practices in painting, photography, dance, music, poetry, meditation, and more. It was truly inspiring and humbling to hear about the beginnings, the curiosity, the overcoming barriers, the courage, and the rhythms of discipline and care present in each of these practices for each of these people.

My intention in this book is to nurture a conversation about creating habits, thought patterns, and systems that can help you to step into the life you really want.

In exploring these themes, you may choose to take a small step; it may be a baby step, but a step nonetheless. There is so much breadth and depth of wisdom in each story shared in this workbook. I know that you have great wisdom within you as well.

With any goal we set—whether to tame our anger, to eat healthier, to exercise more, to be on time—there is an invitation to grow and be steadfast in the face of anticipated barriers. There is something about setting an intention to do something that presents opportunities to face resistance and negativity. It challenges us to become courageous and trust in a power beyond (or perhaps within) us to overcome.

Chapters:

Week 1 Beginning
Week 2 Curiosity
Week 3 Resistance
Week 4 Courage
Week 5 Step into Providence

Sundays, March 5 – April 9

12:30 – 2:00  Limited to 12 participants

$25 for workbook and handouts

For more information or to register, call Clark at: (513) 284-1236


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