A Safe Space for the Soul

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Vass, North Carolina

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This uniquely designed 5 session Saturday retreat series invites the renewal of heart, mind and spirit through exploration of the inner landscape. In large group, small group and individual settings, each participant will be invited to open their heart through the use of poetry, short readings, art, music and journaling. This year’s focus will be on deeoping and deepening personal meditative practice through writing, body work, reflection and dialogue in community,

Each session will by guided by key touchstones from the Center for Courage and Renewal, the practices of asking open, honest questions, listening deeply and noticing and naming paradox in our lives. We will use the metaphors of each season as a way of exploring personal, vocational and life questions.

These experiences are a part of the Circle of Trust approach to renewal and reflection. Participants are invited to slow down, listen and reflect in quiet and focused spaces. At the same time, we will engage within a small community and, through our interactions with each other, deepen the trust within our Circle.

Retreats are scheduled to develop a community of practice that includes participants from North Carolina and South Carolina, Each session will be designed around seasonal metaphors. Because of our focus on deepening our work and expanding our trust, prioroty it is requested that registrants attend all sessions, Information regarding accommodations for overnight lodging will be provided after registration,

Session One: Saturday, February 17, 2018. 9 am - 4 pm

Flying and Flopping Along the Mobius Strip: an invitation to Deepen our Practice through Writing

605 4th Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29582

Session Two: Saturday, March 31, 2018 9 am - 4pm

Walking Towards the World: our Emerging Energy ( an experience with Restorative Yoga)

605 4th Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29582

Session Three: Saturday, May 26, 2018 9 am - 4 pm

Edges and Paradox on the Mobius Journey: Journeying and Journaling in nature

546 Loblolly Drive, Vass North Carolina, 28394

Session Four: Saturday, July 28, 2018 9 am - 4 pm

Mapping Our Story

546 Loblolly Drive, Vass, North Carolina, 28394

Session Five: Saturday, October 27, 2018

Walking in the World: Putting our Work into Action

546 Loblolly Drive Vass, North Carolina, 28394

COST: $250 ( $50 per session ) includes all materials, facilitation fees for host and guest facilitators, snacks, lunch, and overnight accommodations as needed)

Please note that registrants must register for all sessions with full payment through the Eventbrite Link below


How many partipants will there be at each session?

Registration rill be limited to 15 participants per session. It is requested that participants attend all sessions. This retreat series is expected to fill quickly due to the small number of spaces available.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Each registrant is responsible for personal transportation to each session. Carpool options will be available,

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Diane at dpetteway@me.com Cell phone: 919-417-4776

Contact Sandie at SandieMerriam@gmail.com

What's the refund policy?

Refunds will not be prvoided except under individual circumstances arranged with Diane or Sandie.

Are scholarships available?

It is important to both Diane and Sandie that this work be available to anyone who feels called to it. If you have a need for financial suppirt, contact Diane or Sandie to discuss scholarship options.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. Tickets and registration will be monitored through Event Brite.

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