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November 2014

Griefwalker screening in Cardigan, Wales

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Theatr Mwldan,
Bath House Road, Cardigan, Wales SA43 1JY United Kingdom
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Friday November 28, 2014  (6-8pm) Public Film Screening & Talk  Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film. It is a lyrical, poetic portrait of Stephen’s work with dying people. Filmed over a twelve year period, Griefwalker shows Jenkinson in teaching sessions with doctors and nurses, in counselling sessions with dying people and their families, and in meditative and often frank exchanges with the film’s director while paddling a birch bark canoe about the origins and consequences of his ideas…

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Death-the cradle of your love of life, Cardigan

November 29 - November 30
Small World Theatre,
Bath House Road, Cardigan, Dyfed, WALES, SA43 1JY United Kingdom
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Sat. Nov. 29 & Sun. Nov. 30, 2014  (9:30am-3:30pm) Daylong Teaching ‘Death – the cradle of your love of life‘ ‘Not success. Not growth. Not happiness. The cradle of your love of life…is death’ The relentless pursuit of self-reliance and self improvement is rooted in the lost connection to common stories, homeland and ancestors that bind and unite people. The times now demand that we recognize the world’s suffering in our own. Stephen Jenkinson teaches the skills of grief, broken heartedness and spiritual…

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December 2014

Griefwalker screening in Kilkenny

December 1 @ 6:00 am - 9:30 pm
The Rivercourt Hotel Kilkenny,
The Bridge, John St, NEW Location: The Bridge, John St, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny Ireland
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Dec.1 Kilkenny NEW Location: The Rivercourt Hotel, The Bridge, John St, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland 6:00-9:30pm Cost: Euro 12 cash at the door (GBP8 for folks 60+, under 25 & students)                             Dec.3 Dublin – Private screening for Royal College of Surgeons 6:00-9:30pm Contact: Judith Ashton – Cell: 087-697-6395 Email: judithashton1@gmail.com Public Film Screenings & Talks led by Stephen Jenkinson Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film.…

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The Tangled Garden of Wisdom and Grief, Ireland

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Rivercourt Hotel Kilkenny,
The Bridge, John St, NEW Location: The Bridge, John St, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny Ireland
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Wednesday, Dec. 2nd (9:00am-3:30pm) A good death is everyone’s right. The idea makes no sense in a culture that doesn’t believe in dying at all. Grief is the radical etiquette needed by a death phobic, grief illiterate time. Dying is the fulfillment, not the end, of life. This teaching is for anyone who will fail to live forever, or who loves someone so mortal. NEW Location: The Rivercourt Hotel, The Bridge, John St, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Registration fee : Euro70…

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Griefwalker screening in Dublin

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cheyne Theatre,
Royal College Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
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Dec.3 Dublin 6-9:30pm PRIVATE Film Screening for Royal College of Surgeons led by Stephen Jenkinson Contact: Judith Ashton for details to attend Cell: 087-697-6395 Email: judithashton1@gmail.com Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film. It is a lyrical, poetic portrait of Stephen’s work with dying people. Filmed over a twelve year period, Griefwalker shows Jenkinson in teaching sessions with doctors and nurses, in counselling sessions with dying people and their families, and in meditative and often frank exchanges with the film’s director while paddling…

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Being Human in a Perilous Time – Devon UK

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - December 7 @ 12:00 pm
Sharpham House Estate,
Ashprington, Totnes, South Devon TQ97UT United Kingdom
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Dec.5-7, 2014  Having been graciously invited several times to your good country over the last while;  having been considered, listened to and attended to some; and now having been asked by a determined few to return again, I after good consideration offer something to you in response. There have been kind and persistent requests for me to establish the Orphan Wisdom School somewhere – anywhere – in the U.K. This is something whose time may have come now, or it may not…

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March 2015

Griefwalker screening in San Luis Obispo, CA

March 15, 2015 @ 4:00 am - 7:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
San Luis Obispo, CA United States
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Sunday, March 15th, 2015  (4pm matinee followed by a talk led by Stephen Jenkinson) Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film. It is a lyrical, poetic portrait of Stephen’s work with dying people. Filmed over a twelve year period, Griefwalker shows Jenkinson in teaching sessions with doctors and nurses, in counselling sessions with dying people and their families, and in meditative and often frank exchanges with the film’s director while paddling a birch bark canoe about the origins…

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Die Wise

March 21, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Unnamed Venue,
San Luis Obispo, CA United States
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For those of us who will, come what may, fail to live forever, what instruction does our pursuit of ‘be all you can be’ whisper as we die? It whispers, ‘No worries. There’s no real death’. But there is. This is a day to practice something of the crazed wisdom and radical etiquette of the ending of days, which is our human birthright. REGISTRATION details to follow

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April 2015

People of Mountain Longing

April 22, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - April 26, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom School,
Golden Lake, ON K0J 1X0 Canada
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class 3 (open to those who have already attended the previous People of Mountain Longing classes) When first we contemplated the making of a school for learning in real time, for elders in training, for those who will despite all cyphering fail to live forever, we laughed at ourselves: Why would anyone come to a school that promises no enlightenment, no empowerment, no personalized transmission from the great beyond, no instruction for the inner child, no continuing ed credits? Why…

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May 2015

People of the Western Tent

May 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - May 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Hollyhock,
PO Box 127, Manson's Landing, Cortes Island, British Columbia V0P 1K0 Canada
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People of the Western Tent Graduate Scholars All Orphan Wisdom Graduates Welcome.With the first two years of the Orphan Wisdom School as ballast, now’s the time for building a little boat of purpose for the remarkable times entrusted to us, and for deepening, planting, conjuring and living as needed people. Tuition: $t.b.c. Location: at Hollyhock, Cortes Island, B.C., Canada To request registration details, please be in touch with the good folks at Hollyhock: (800) 933-6339 or (250) 935-6576 (outside North America) Email: registration@hollyhock.ca |…

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