Beginnings, Endings and that Place In-Between: A Women’s SoulCollage® Retreat

September 30, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Beginnings, Endings and that Place In-Between: A Women’s SoulCollage® Retreat

Sally Freed and Laurie Smith

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September 30, 2016 6:30 PM until October 2, 2016
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Join SoulCollage® facilitators Laurie Smith and Sally Freed for a special retreat weekend at Kirkridge.  We’ll explore the blessings and the challenges we often experience in times of change and transition.  Open to women of all ages!

Through conversation, reflection and ritual, we’ll embark upon a creative journey which honors and celebrates where we’ve been, where we may be going, and the gifts of the present moment.

The simple, yet profound technique of SoulCollage® will allow deepening of our understanding of our own transition times, and how we can support the gestation, uncertainty or renewal that is stirring in our lives. No artistic experience is necessary!

Autumn is a perfect season to reflect upon transitions of the heart, body, mind and soul, and discover how the Earth might have something to teach us about ‘change’. There will be opportunities to enjoy down time and for outdoor play and exploration.  Nourish your spirit at Kirkridge, a place of openness, welcome, beauty, hospitality, and creativity.

Laurie Smith is a spiritual director and SoulCollage® facilitator, with a keen interest in the relationship between creativity and spirituality. She completed her Master of Divinity at Marylhurst University in Oregon and certification as an Interfaith Spiritual Director from the Chaplaincy Institute in Berkeley, California. Laurie lives in Portland, Oregon.

Sally Freed is a retreat facilitator and workshop leader, specializing in working with small groups. She strives to cultivate an environment that promotes healthy communication, creativity, compassion and greater self-awareness. She completed her Masters in Pastoral Studies at Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry.  Sally lives in Wenatchee, Washington.

Cost $400 includes double occupancy room, board, tuition and supplies.

Click here for bibliography of books and web links we’ll be sharing at the retreat

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