Writing Yourself Alive

Conscious Living Workshop

Writing Yourself Alive

Finding Your Life's Deep Current

Friday, Jul 5, 2013, 4:00 PM –
Sunday, Jul 7, 2013, 1:30 PM (All times are local to the event.)

Roger Housden
EarthRise at IONS
101 San Antonio Rd
Petaluma CA 94952
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I don’t know what a prayer is,
But I do know how to pay attention.

~ Mary Oliver

When we pay attention we come alive to ourselves and the world in ways that just a moment before we may have been blind to. The practice of writing helps us to ground our attention in a deeper and more intimate relationship with our inner and outer world. In this way it is a spiritual practice. Whether we contemplate a leaf from a tree or a life-changing moment, the truth of our experience is there for us and others to see on the page. In bringing a loving attention to ourselves and our world, the writing practices this weekend encourage us to access our joy, wonder, and awe; our vulnerability and tenderness, and above all, our truth.

Audio Clip by Roger Housden
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Roger Housden is an inspirational speaker and author of 20 art, poetry, and travel books that ask deep questions about the way we live—to encourage us, before we die, to live into the best that we are. His forthcoming book, Keeping the Faith Without a Religion, will be published by Sounds True in March 2014. Roger’s work has been featured often in The Oprah Magazine, The New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times.

Registration fees include program and freshly prepared meals.

  • $295 EarlyBird Fee through June 10
  • $325 Regular Fee through July 2
  • $355 Last Minute Fee thereafter

Onsite lodging is $75 per person per night for a Shared Room or $99 per night for a Single Room. Registrations are based on available space, so please register early.

Not available for this workshop.

Arrival and Departure
Check-in and access to accommodations is from Friday from 4:00—5:45 pm. The workshop begins with dinner at 6pm on Friday. Guests are requested to be checked out of their room by lunchtime on Sunday. For more information on directions and transportation, see Plan Your Stay.

Further Information
Please email or call 707-779-8202.

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