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Grief Circle for a Planet in Peril
Grief Circle for a Planet in Peril

Sat, Oct 16


Online Event

Grief Circle for a Planet in Peril

Honouring our pain for the world as a pathway to increased vitality, connection, courage and compassion

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Time & Location

Oct 16, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT

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About the Event

             “Just as our pain for the world arises from our connectivity, so does our power.- Joanna Macy

How do we cope with a pandemic, climate change, mass extinction, personal and societal loss and grief?

In order to feel our loyalties to old-growth forests, migratory pathways, marginalized communities, joy and delight, we must feel our pain for the world. In order to sustain ourselves as change makers, we must understand and attend to the needs of grief.

The process you will experience helps to transcend the many boundaries and silos that often divide and isolate us and bring people together in the collective work of healing and transformation. Based on The Work That Reconnects (WTR), pioneered by Joanna Macy, we invite you to gather, honour and witness your pain for the world, thus liberating energy for change.  

Cost:  Sliding scale pricing, $40 - $10


Robin Macdonald: Robin is a spiritually-rooted facilitator, moving at the intersections of social justice, earth care, spirituality and mental health. Part of the Scottish-Irish diaspora living on Turtle Island, Robin is a restorative justice practitioner, communal grief and Work that Reconnects facilitator, Yasodhara Yoga teacher and writer. Core to her work is the role of community in healing and thriving.

Andrea Prazmowski has facilitated learning circles and community partnerships for more than 30 years. She is a Certified Nature & Forest Therapy Guide, inviting people to discover the gifts that come with offering our attentive presence to the more-than-human world and remembering our place within nature and our kinship with all life. Andrea holds a Permaculture Design Certificate, is a Reiki practitioner, and recently piloted a Forest Church initiative in Ottawa.

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