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Evening Talk: Grief, then Gratitude
November 19, 2012 @ 6:30 am - 10:00 pm| $10 – $2012
Monday, November 19th 2013 (7pm-10pm)
EVENING TALK: Grief, then Gratitude
It is a necessary and proper thing that all of us learn about grief and death, about dying, about all of the before and the after, well before the time of being tested and told comes.
From a young age we see around us that grief is mostly an affliction, a misery that intrudes into the life we deserve, a rupture of the natural order of things, a trauma that we need coping and management and five stages and twelve steps to get over. Here’s the revolution: What if grief is a skill, in the same way that love is a skill, something that must be learned and cultivated and taught? What if grief is the natural order of things, a way of loving life anyway? Grief and the love of life are twins, natural human skills that can be learned first by being on the receiving end and feeling worthy of them, later by practicing them when you run short of understanding. In a time like ours, grieving is a subversive act.
$25 Class Fee (Early Bird Fee $20.00 when paid in before Nov 10th, 2012) ~ Limited Seating
Registration Contact: Lucia Camara ~ Ph (508) 951 3850 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Doors open at 6:30pm , Pre-registration recommended
Holy Name Junior/ Senior High School~ Auditorium- 144 Granite St., Worcester, MA 01604