This space has been set up to allow discussions to continue from the Work That Reconnects workshop, 7th June 2010.

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A fascinating and moving workshop - thank you so much Fiona for running it. We were joined by Val, Steve, Paul, Julian, Belina, Liz, Naimh, Charlotte and Peta. A couple of photos were taken, and I hope Belina will upload them here.

Fiona shared this video of Joanna Macy speaking about the Great Turning, and the work that needs to be done to achieve a transformation from an industrial growth society to a life sustaining society.

We experienced exercises which took us through four stages: coming from gratitude, honouring our pain for the world, seeing with new eyes and going forth. It's hard to describe these adequately: they were highly experiential, some wordless, and involving a degree of intimacy and trust not usually asked of workshop participants.

Others who were there may want to add things about their experience, reflections and intentions.


Thank you Penny for organising this great event!

Best wishes,
Thanks for putting that video up Penny.

If anyone would be interested in a similar workshop to one I ran  2 years ago we are running a day in Bristol  at Emmaus House 10 Jan on Active Hope -using material from joanna 's new book contact to book on or me for info. low cost just travel and  food

Hi, I am interested in Joanna Macy's work and was wondering if you are going to be running any events later this year? Many thanks, Diane


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