The deadline to register for the Making Peace Women’s Spirituality Circle Gathering is this Friday, April 10.
The gathering takes place Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 at the Lake City Secondary’s Williams Lake Campus and offers 30 workshops focusing on creating peace.
Some selections are as follows.
Making Peace with the Environment: Facilitators from Christian, First Nations, and Messianic Jewish backgrounds will share how they and their spiritual traditions are coming to terms with the issues of our environment.
Forgiveness as a Way of Making Peace: “With each act of forgiveness, whether small or great, we move toward wholeness,” said Bishop Desmond and Mpho Tutu. Forgiveness, of both self and others, is a tangible way of moving towards peace. The facilitators spiritual seeker, Muslim, and Messianic Jewish will explore how forgiveness is defined and practiced in their spiritual traditions.
Pursuing Peace Through Mandala Drawing with Cat Prevette: This workshop will be hands on drawing while covering several theories behind mandala making.
Transforming Yourself Through Visualization with Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi: Recent scientific studies have demonstrated the power of visualization in transformation and healing. In the Buddhist tradition, visualization has been used as a transformative practice for thousands of years. I’ve Got the Music in Me with Angie Holdal: Come and find the musician within during an upbeat, fun session as we create music as in nature. Make peace with any fears of not being able to keep a beat, being tone-deaf, or collaborating with others to “play” music. A variety of instruments will be available.
Tickets are available at Dollar Dollar or Smashin’ Smoothies.