In the accelerating pace and pressure of today’s tempo, we as a culture are losing touch with both our past and our future. Drawing on the Buddha Dharma as well as four decades of nuclear activism, Joanna will reflect on how we can expand the temporal context of our lives. She will share stories and practices that help us cultivate an empowering and companionable relationship with past and future generations.Joanna Macy, scholar of Buddhism and systems theory, is the root teacher of the Work…See More
Join us on Saturday, March 31st, 6 PM at the Center for Spiritual Living to answer a Call For Compassion. Come be inspired and empowered to turn your vision and ideas into collective action. The Interfaith Amigos will welcome us and Gina Sala will add her musical magic to the event! …See More
In our 11th year, Teach for Life! Educators Institute is a residential 6-day retreat for school teachers, administrators, counselors, and youth development educators, to live and explore best practices for activating empathy and creating compassionate classrooms and schools.Come to learn, connect and nourish your spirit, at beautiful Harmony Hill Retreat Center at Hood Canal.For information & registration:…See More
The 9th annual Teach for Life! NVC Educators Institute is a retreat experience that nurtures teachers' compassionate hearts, creates a community of support, and offers practice and skillbuilding in Nonviolent Communication and proven ways to support compassionate classrooms and schools.At beautiful Harmony Hill Retreat Center, Union, WA, and also in the San Francisco Bay Areadownload a flier at: http://tiny.cc/EZADvSee More
I'm so happy to hear you're at the helm of this big ship!
Saw you last at Velcrow Ripper's workshop, months ago now. Velcrow's since become an NVC (Nonviolent Communication) enthusiast, and will be in Seattle in May to…"
November 13, 2009 at 7pm to November 15, 2009 at 5pm
We are excited to welcome you and our Seattle community to an Introduction to Restorative Circles, with Dominic Barter, of Sao Paolo Brazil, Nov 13-15, at Yesler Community Center, Seattle.Developed in the shanty towns, schools, courts and prisons of urban Brazil, Restorative Circles is a powerful process for individuals, families, groups and communities to establish connection, discover meaning and recover power on profound levels. Restorative Circles create a forum for connecting empathically…See More
Please join us for a one-hour basic training session on how to get the most out of your time on the CAN site. We will be meeting online and on the phone using GoToMeeting.1. Please join my meeting.https://www2.gotomeeting.com/join/3932136272. Join the conference call:Dial 712-338-7121Access Code: 393-213-627Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meetingMeeting ID: 393-213-627See More
"HI Sura -- I'm glad that you're attending the workshop later today. I just want to be sure you got the correct start time is 1:30 PM. I want to learn more about your work on compassion and education. See you there!"
SHINE YOUR FIERCE LIGHT Unwrapping Your Gifts In a Time of CrisisA workshop with Velcrow RipperThis fierce workshop with spiritual activist, and award winning filmmaker Velcrow Ripper explores the power that is released when spirituality is combined with action, tapping into what Gandhi called "Soul Force", what Ripper calls, "Fierce Light." It is the power of the spiritual warrior-heart centered and fierce at the same time.Featuring dynamic "engaged spirituality" practices and meditations,…See More
"Hi Sura, While I would love to show you The Learning Tree, it probably won't work out right now. The school is closed for a week. I am leaving on Labor Day for three weeks. Will you be around in Oct/Nov?"
Since reading your note about your school, I've wanted to connect with you, and, if possible, visit your school.
I'm in Seattle briefly this summer, mostly traveling for work through the end of Oct... I work with school…"
"HI! Thanks for your comment. Sounds like you are involved in some amazing work and I would be really interested in continuing to hear much more about it.
If you would like to see where I am coming from, check…"
"The question, What would a school look like with compassion at its core? is one that has held my attention for many years. My book, The Compassionate Classroom, offers a blueprint, drawn from my study & experience of compassionate classrooms and…"
HI Sura -- I'm glad that you're attending the workshop later today. I just want to be sure you got the correct start time is 1:30 PM. I want to learn more about your work on compassion and education. See you there!
Hi Sura, While I would love to show you The Learning Tree, it probably won't work out right now. The school is closed for a week. I am leaving on Labor Day for three weeks. Will you be around in Oct/Nov?
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