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Revolutionary Love Practice-Play Group

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Using InterPlay Forms to Explore & Practice a Counter-Intuitive Approach to Social Transformation; Making Love a Public Ethic.

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The Revolutionary Love Compass

This September Wai-Chin and Karen will offer a course using InterPlay and Valarie’s Kaur’s Revolutionary Love Compass to explore & practice a counter-intuitive approach to transforming the World, making love a public ethic when rage as well as social and racial upheaval so often seem to surround us these days.

Valarie Kaur, the author of See No Stranger - A Memoir & Manifesto of Revolutionary Love “envisions a world where love is a public ethic and shared practice in our lives and politics. We generate stories, tools, and thoughtful leadership to equip people to practice the ethic of love in the fight for social justice.”

Valarie Kaur believes that “Love is a form of sweet labor: fierce, bloody, imperfect, and life giving—a choice we make over and over again. Love can be taught, modeled, and practiced. . . . “Revolutionary love” is the choice to enter into labor for ourselves, for others, and for our opponents, in order to transform the world around us.” (Kaur, 2020, p. 310)

This practice-play group will explore the ten practices of the “Revolutionary Love Compass.” We meet once a month on the 2nd Mondays of the month for 2 hr 15min-session. Our hope is to engage in one practice a month to labor in love for ourselves, for others, and for our opponents in order to transform the world.

There will be the option of joining a buddy support system during the month and "home practices" where you can choose to engage in that month's emphasis. The immersion of that practice that month will change our neural pathways, rewire our brains and discover that we can begin to live into a new way of thinking.

Financial support for this project has been provided by the Racial Equity and Transformation (RET) Grant through InterPlay.

Facilitators for the Class: Certified InterPlay Leaders -- Wai-Chin Matsuoka & Karen Hatch.

Commitment: A commitment to the ten sessions is required. Class will be recorded if you have an unexpected circumstance that requires you to miss a class. After October, the class will be a closed group.

Dates: 2nd Mondays of the Month

Time: 3:45 - 6:00 pm PT / 5:45 - 8:00 pm CT / 6:45 - 9:00 pm; please double-check your time zone for the right time.

Venue: Online; Zoom link will be sent to you via an Order Confirmation Email once you are registered.

Cost: $25 per session - Register here on Eventbrite to pay monthly.

Scholarships: The financial support from the RET Grant through InterPlay enables us to provide 5 scholarships to any Black, Indigenous and People of Color on a first-come-first-serve basis. Your cost is $5 per session and your commitment to all 10 sessions is required. Please email Wai-Chin Matsuoka at TheRestingPlace@Ymail.com for details and payment.

Financial Assistance: If you are don't qualify for the scholarships but still need financial assistance, please email Wai-Chin Matsuoka at TheRestingPlace@Ymail.com for details. We do not want finances to be a barrier to the opportunity to participate in this practice-play group.

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Organizer Wai-Chin M

Organizer of Revolutionary Love Practice-Play Group

Wai-Chin is Chinese, born & raised in Singapore. She was transplanted to the U.S.A. 35 years ago when she came to do her graduate studies, and met her American-Japanese husband. She describes herself as a manifestation of Divine Love, and she embodies

•    Hospitality that welcomes all,

•    Gentleness that comforts,

•    Truth that heals and 

•    Compassion that equips, in her life and in service of all. 

As a spiritual midwife, she companions others on their spiritual path of transformation. 

As a dancing healer, she facilitates healing through experiential encounters with the Divine Physician and dances on behalf of their wounds, grief, desires and hopes for wholeness.              

As a lavish hostess to the Divine Banquet of Love, Wai-Chin facilitates Soul-Tending Retreats that awaken your desire for deeper intimacy with God,  in the same way hors d’oeures whet the appetite for a banquet.

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