and to begin (simply the beginning!)..... here are some Guiding Voices and some of their Books/Resources that inform this retreat.
WOMEN WHO RUN WITH WOLVES BY DR. CLARISSA PINKOLA ESTÉS (OR *ANY OF HER AUDIO BOOKS ON SOUNDSTRUE.COM/AUDIBLE.COM: especially theater of the imagination)
Fate and Destiny by Michael Meade (all his offerings)
WILD MIND, Soulcraft, NATURE & THE HUMAN SOUL BY BILL PLOTKIN
All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks (all her offerings)
The Work that reconnects by joanna macy (all her offerings)
the way of council by Jack zimmerman & virginia coyle, 2nd ed.
mothering from the center & Wild Feminine by tami lynn kent
nonviolent communication by marshall rosenberg
second half of life: opening the Eight gates of wisdom by angeles arrien (All her offerings)
grief and loss: sobonfu Somé, Martín Prechtel, francis weller
mindfulness: Thích Nhất Hạnh, Pema Chödrön, kristin neff
Poetry, poetry, poetry... poetry is an incredible portal to soul
and... just as important as the art & gift of language & story... is the song of our soul being experienced and expressed through sacred, creative and sensual embodiment practices such as ecstatic dance, open floor, contact dance, 5 rhythms practices, yoga, Tantra, qi gong, and tai chi for starters
Byrd Baylor's Books- THe Other way to Listen, I'm in Charge of celebrations, the way to start the day.
* as part of the retreat prep, we are happy to dialogue with registered participants about different resources you might consider
for deepening your own soulwork.
* we'd love to hear what, who and where you have been inspired, transformed, unveiled into a deeper courtship of life.
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