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Facing Your Own Death Workshop

  • Wisdom's Heart 2 Duncan Street Gloucester, MA, 01930 United States (map)


By Popular Demand, we are offering this workshop a second time!

"Without midfulness of death, whatever Dharma practice you take up will be merely superficial, " Milarepa.

Join Reverend Sue Koehler-Arsenault, M. Div., Interspiritual Minister and End-of-Life Educator for this special opportunity for open and honest exploration of the challenges and opportunities experienced at the end of life.

As spiritual caregivers, we may be asked to accompany those who are facing death.  A useful starting point is to reflect deeply on our own death, as we all will die.  How we face this fact can lead us to new levels of spiritual growth or it can keep us from living our lives to the fullest.

Through guided meditation, personal reflection, and group sharing, participants will unleash the power of facing their end to create more meaning, purpose, and joy mow in the their own lives.  This, in turn, will enable them to be better equipped to serve the dying with an open and loving heart.

• Examine the ways our experience of less influences out understanding of death.  • Reflect on the "emotional lens" and "spiritual lens" for perceiving death.  • Reflect upon one's own inevitable death.  • Apply personal insights to better one's service to the dying.  • Consider what actions we can take now to prepare ourselves and out loved ones for death.

Details to come.

$45 workshop fee.  Registration is required.  Attendance limited to 20 people.

Earlier Event: January 29
Zazenkai Meditation Retreat w/Mark Nelson
Later Event: January 31
Early Morning Meditation