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Wallingford, PA: THE WORK THAT RECONNECTS: Take Part in the Healing of Our World
October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
THE WORK THAT RECONNECTS:
Take Part in the Healing of Our World
Oct 6-8, 2017
Pendle Hill Retreat Center, Wallingford, PA
Lynne Iser and Mordechai Liebling
We are at a moment in history when many of us feel both the great love that we have for our amazing, beautiful world – and our deep despair about the state of this same precious world.
This dynamic, interactive workshop, is based on the teachings of Joanna Macy, which has inspired many thousands of people to engage wholeheartedly in working for a life-sustaining society; turning despair and apathy in the face of social and ecological crises into constructive, collaborative action.
During this weekend we will use exercises and practices drawn from deep ecology and systems theory to explore our gratitude, grief and curiosity along with our own unique gifts. We will look at what separates us and rediscover our connectivity with all life as we develop a new way of seeing the world – as our larger living body.
Joanna Macy is the founding teacher of “The Work That Reconnects”, known world-wide for empowering activists in social and ecological justice.
Lynne Iser, MPH, teaches deep ecology, conscious aging and community building as she works with others to create a thriving and just world for future generations; utilizing the work of Joanna Macy and The Pachamama Alliance. Her website, Elder-Activists.org, inspires, educates, supports and organizes other — primarily on issues concerning climate change and social justice.
Rabbi Mordechai Liebling is founder and director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. Prior to this he was the Executive Vice-President of Jewish Funds for Justice. He was trained by Joanna Macy in “The Work That Reconnects.” He leads workshops and retreats on the intersection of sustainability, social justice, and spirituality.
Mordechai and Lynne have recently returned from sabbatical during which they led “The Work That Reconnects” workshops in Mexico, Colombia and Peru.
Pendle Hill, is a Quaker Study, Retreat and Conference Center located just 15 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport, and 30 minutes outside of the city near the Wallingford train station.