What Love Requires: Heart-Opening Practices for Mindful Awareness, Peace, and Compassionate Action

December 28, 2020 - December 30, 2020
Dec 28-30, 2020; Three 90 minute sessions, 11:00am - 12:30pm Eastern Time, each day.
Offered by Pendle Hill
Basic Cost: $125USD Subsidized Cost: $100 Plus Cost: $150

A New Year’s Retreat Online with Valerie Brown

Exhale deeply and savor this very special time of year with a retreat designed to reset your body, mind, and spirit with practices that you can apply in your daily life.  This retreat includes mindfulness meditation, small and large group discussion, periods of rest and renewal designed to open your heart, build resilience, and foster compassionate action with clarity of purpose.

Leave the retreat with practical skills to apply even in the most challenging situations, and deepen your spiritual commitment to a life lived with and open mind and peaceful heart.


Valerie Brown is a Courage & Renewal® Facilitator prepared by the Center for Courage & Renewal. A consultant and principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC, specializing in leadership and mindfulness training, she is a popular retreat leader and author. She has written several books and four Pendle Hill pamphlets, most recently, Coming to Light: Cultivating Spiritual Discernment through the Quaker Clearness Committee (PHP #446). Ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh as a lay member of the Tien Hiep Order, she is also a member of Solebury Monthly Meeting (PA) and a certified yoga instructor. For more information about Valerie, visit www.leadsmartcoaching.com.