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Activist Spirit:
A soulful retreat for people of conscience

Bonus Mini Retreat details

Monday, August 3, 2020; 3:30pm Eastern/12:30pm Pacific (add to calendar)

  • John Cherry: Inspiring Poems for This Moment Readings from Langston Hughes, Shel Silverstein, and others by Jen’s 4th grade teacher.

   — RecordingTranscriptChat

To attend live:

  • Phone number: 669-900-6833
    Meeting ID: 929 1918 0556
    Passcode: 2020
  • To access recording: Please see links above (just under the speaker names)

Virtual Retreat recordings and resources 

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Jennifer Hofmann: Wisdom from a 500-Mile Pilgrimage
— Read the feed of The Nap Ministry on twitter and instagram
— Barbara Brown Taylor, Learning to Walk in the Dark
— Kate James “Releasing Anxiety” meditation on Insight Timer app
— Jen’s List of Camino Fears

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Mark Silver
: Sufi Wisdom for Activists
Sufi 99 qualities of the Divine

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Desiree Adaway: White Allies and the Cycle of Liberation
— Due to an unexpected issue, there is no recording. However, participants are sharing their notes from Desiree’s talk here. (If you were in the live session please complete Group reflection questionnaire.)
— The Progressive Relaxation Meditation that Jen shared during the call

— Other interviews with Desiree
The Cycle of Socialization
The Cycle of Liberation and Dr. Bobbie Harro’s explanation
— Brene Brown 7 Elements of Trust and Oprah podcast Anatomy of Trust
Accounting for Slavery by Caitlin Rosenthal

Friday, June 19, 2020
Dara Marks, Ph.D.: The Feminine Heroic
The Transformational Arc Diagram
— Dara’s book, Inside Story: The Power of the Transformational Arc
— Dara’s workshop at Esalen, Engaging the Feminine Heroic: A Mythic Journey of Creative Discovery for Women
— Dara suggested watching the movie, Avatar, because its themes around community and connection are very relevant for our current global moment.

Saturday, June 20, 2020
Lynne Maclean: Transforming Triggers and Trauma

If you’re inspired…

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