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July 2014

Tangled Garden of Wisdom & Grief ~ Powell River, BC

July 11, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - July 12, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Evergreen Theatre, 5001 Joyce Ave
Powell River, British Columbia Canada
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Friday July 11, 2014  (7-10pm) 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…

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Old Time: Learning Elderhood ~ Cortes Island, BC

July 13, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - July 18, 2014 @ 12:00 pm

Young people need and deserve real recognition of their worth and purpose in life, and a living example of enduring discernment and courage for the hard and often empty times that are upon us all. The esteem of parents and friends can only go so far: elders must bring the rest. Grandparents must be grand not only for their children’s children, but for all the young ones coming into the world now. Their status as grand people comes from having…

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Getting Human: The Hard Alchemy of Initiation

July 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am - July 27, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Orphan Wisdom Hall, 427 Tramore Road
Deacon, Ontario K0J1X0 Canada
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$125

Saturday, July 26 10am- Sunday July 27 11am, 2014    Getting Human: The Hard Alchemy of Initiation by Stephen Jenkinson What would a culture look like if it didn’t have authentic initiation for its young people? Well, look around, friends. This is what it looks like. Initiation coalesces a person’s kinship with humanity, with creation, with the other world. Well understood, well done and well lived, initiation happens half a dozen times in someone’s life, ever deepening their humanity on the way towards…

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November 2014

The Missing Wisdom: Dying and the Soul’s Work in Ottawa

November 9, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
St. Paul University, 223 Main Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C4 Canada
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Sunday, November 9, 2014  (9:30am-9:30pm) DYING WELL IS OUR SOUL'S WORK A teaching of interest to anyone who will fail to live forever.  Or who will  whole-heartedly support friends, family, colleagues, and other human beings who share the same fate. Our culture could learn to honour, teach and live grief as a skill, as vital to our personal, community and spiritual life as the skill of loving. A good death is everyone’s right, but the idea makes no sense in a culture…

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Embracing Grief, Embracing Death in Swindon, UK

November 15, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 9:30 pm

Saturday, November 15, 2014  (9:30am-9:30pm) Winter Bhakti Gathering: Embracing Grief, Embracing Death featuring the film showing of GRIEFWALKER and Q&A by Stephen Jenkinson, "The Angel of Death" Sacred ceremony, devotional chanting, spiritual talk, film and special ceremony to embrace death, dying and honour our ancestors (Kalbhairav puja). This one day event holds a space to meet our fears, feel our grief, give thanks for our lives, to sing our hearts out, to dance and to celebrate and to make friends with the unifying…

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The Meaning of Death, Gwent

November 22, 2014 - November 23, 2014
Tredegar House Newport Gwent, Wales NP10 8YW United Kingdom + Google Map

Sat. Nov. 22 & Sun. Nov. 23, 2014  (9:30-3:30) Daylong Teaching 'The Meaning of Death' ‘This is a day to practice something of the crazed wisdom and radical etiquette of the ending of days, which is our human birthright’. What began as technological sophistication and therapeutic savvy is now what must be called Health Madness, and it’s home ground is the grief-and-loss industry. This meeting will probe the cultural poverty of our time that masquerades as individual freedom, and consider deeply the project of…

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Death-the cradle of your love of life, Cardigan

November 29, 2014 - November 30, 2014
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

The Tangled Garden of Wisdom and Grief, Ireland

December 2, 2014 @ 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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Being Human in a Perilous Time – Devon UK

December 5, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - December 7, 2014 @ 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

Die Wise Teaching in San Luis Obispo, CA

March 21, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
 Old Mission Parish, 751 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 United States
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It's a teaching for everyone who, hell or high water, is not going to pull off eternity, after all. Dying is not the end of wisdom and wisdom is not exhausted by dying. Dying could be and must be the fullest expression and incarnation of what you've learned.  It's a moral obligation to die well. If you love somebody, if you care about the world that's to come after you, and if you want  somebody to be spared the lunacy…

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June 2015

Making Meaning of the Ending of Days in Edmonton, AB

June 14, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Bennett Centre, 9703-94 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6C 3W1 Canada
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Sun. June 14th, 2015 (9:30am-3:30pm) Making Meaning of the Ending of Days $100 Early-bird,  $130 cash at the door $118 General Admission,  $130 cash at the door $100 Seniors/ Students, $105 cash at the door Venue: The Bennett Centre, 9703-94 Street, Edmonton, AB Canada T6C 3W1 Many among us now are crazy for meanings, and crazed by seeking them out. The meanings of life aren’t inherited. What is inherited is the mandate to make meanings of life by how we live. The endings of…

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July 2015

Die Wise Teaching at Hollyhock

July 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - July 22, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Hollyhock, Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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July 17 - 22, 2015 https://www.facebook.com/events/483205221837491/ Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. Published by North Atlantic Books (March 2015). DIE WISE: 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 time to…

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August 2015

Die Wise: Making Meaning of the Ending of Days in Chicago, IL

August 1, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LONIE WALKER’S UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR, 710 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL United States
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Saturday August 1, 2015 (9:30am-3:30pm) Making Meaning of the Ending of Days https://www.facebook.com/events/1431333893859463/ Over 60 and under 25 US$99 (~Cdn$125 below), General Admission US$103 (~Cdn$130 below), otherwise US$115 cash at the door. To guarantee a seat, please purchase tickets in advance online link below. VENUE: LONIE WALKER'S UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR ~ 710 North Clark Street, Chicago 60654 For more information, please contact us. Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. Published…

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Die Wise: Making Meaning weekend in Golden Lake, ON

August 6, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - August 9, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

Aug. 6-9, 2015 https://www.facebook.com/events/416374978547420/ Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. Published by North Atlantic Books (March 2015). 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 time to practice something of the…

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Die Wise: Making Meaning of the Ending of Days in Tucson, AZ

August 23, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Galactic Center, 35 E. Toole Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Sunday, August 23rd (9:30-3:00pm) Making Meaning of the Ending of Days TICKETS http://makingmeaning.bpt.me https://www.facebook.com/events/1461970190785674/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/365485713647092/ VENUE: Galactic Center, 35 E. Toole Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701 This event is sponsored by Many Mouths One Stomach, producers of the All Souls Procession. Any proceeds will support the Procession. Many among us now are crazy for meanings, and crazed by seeking them out. The meanings of life aren’t inherited. What is inherited is the mandate to make meanings of life by how we live. The endings of…

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October 2015

DIE WISE Making Meaning of the Ending of Days in Sacramento, CA

October 11, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
DHS East End Conference Center, 1500 Capital Avenue
Sacramento, CA United States
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Sun. October 11th, 2015 (9:30am-3:30pm) TICKETS: Advance ticket purchase link, recommended VENUE: California Department of Health Services, DHS East End Conference Center, 1500 Capital Avenue, Sacramento, CA IMPORTANT: Please remember to bring your ID as required by the State for entry to the building - Street parking is FREE on Sunday and most available southwest of the building. SHARE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1667221603506974/ Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. (Published by North Atlantic…

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Death OK. Let’s talk about it, Portland, OR

October 17, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Reed College, 3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Death:OK Opening Session featuring remarks by former Governor Barbara Roberts & “Die Wise,” a keynote by acclaimed spiritual activist, teacher, author Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW (“Griefwalker”) – Vollum College Center Dying-Centered Language for Dying-Centered Care: Morning Session SOLD OUT EVENT - if you have not registered consider attending Oct 19th DIE WISE evening talk: link A day of inspiration, information & connection at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. 9am-7pm on Saturday, October 17, 2015. (schedule link) Contact: DeathOKVolunteer@gmail.com SHARE: https://www.facebook.com/events/913227078719003/ Die Wise – A…

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Die Wise Making Meaning of the Ending of Days in Cowichan, BC

October 31, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

ADDITIONAL SEATS AVAILABLE. TICKET: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/die-wise-a-day-with-stephen-jenkinson-tickets-18171686002  This event is being organized by Cowichan Valley Hospice, and Spiritual Health at the Cowichan District Hospital.  For more information call the Cowichan Valley Hospice: 250-701-4242 Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. (Published by North Atlantic Books. March 2015) Stephen is also the subject of the feature length documentary film Griefwalker (National Film Board of Canada, 2008), a lyrical, poetic portrait of his work with dying…

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November 2015

Die Wise: Making Meaning of the Ending of Days in Monmouth, Wales

November 7, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Bridges Community Centre at Drybridge House, Wonastow Road
Monmouth, NP25 5AS United Kingdom
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Following his inspiring teaching events and screenings in Wales in 2014, Stephen Jenkinson will be back in UK November 2015 and will be offering two talks and two one day teaching events in Monmouth and Pembrokeshire with Holy Hiatus.  Friday 6th November 7-9 pm – Evening talk at Bridges Community Centre, Drybridge House, Monmouth, Wales Ticket Price: £20 Book Tickets Saturday 7th November 9.30-3.30 - One day teaching at Bridges Community Centre, Drybridge House, Monmouth, Wales. Ticket Price: Early Bird: £65 (until 30th Sept) Full: £75 does…

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Making a Village Whole: Pembrokeshire, Wales

November 14, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Trefacwn Country House, Saint David's
St Davids, Pembrokeshire SA62 6DP United Kingdom
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Saturday Nov. 14th (9:30am-3:30pm) Caring for the Living and Carrying the Dead Trefacwn Country House, Saint David's, St Davids, Pembrokeshire SA62 6DP, Wales, United Kingdom To learn more and to register, visit HOLY HIATUS In a culture without much real ceremony, that doesn’t tolerate endings of any kind, it’s a necessary and proper thing that all of us learn about dying and about death. We must learn how to care for the dying people in our midst, and how to die when it is…

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DIE WISE: Making Meaning of the Ending of Days in Kent, UK

November 20, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Hospice in the Weald, Maidstone Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 4TA United Kingdom
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A Professional Training Day aimed at those in the fields of palliative care, in the counselling profession and for those who work with the dying and the bereaved, not excluding those not in this field or work. Event Details: Workshop 20th Nov £150 (including admission to Griefwalker Film Presentation 19th Nov) Tickets for the Griefwalker screening alone are £15 SHARE: https://www.facebook.com/events/876124879103267/ Contact: Urtzi Cristobal <Urtzi.Cristobal@hospiceintheweald.org.uk> Host & Venue: Hospice in the Weald, Maidstone Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4TA Many among us now are crazy for meanings,…

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DIE WISE: Making Meaning weekend in Dorking, UK

November 27, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - November 29, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Juniper Hall Field Centre Dorking, Surrey RH5 6DA United Kingdom + Google Map

MAKING MEANING OF THE ENDING OF DAYS Nov 27-29 at Juniper Hall, Dorking, Surrey UK Registration below.. Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. Published by North Atlantic Books (March 2015). Stephen Jenkinson is also the subject of the feature length documentary film Griefwalker (National Film Board of Canada, 2008), a lyrical, poetic portrait of his work with dying people. "If you love somebody, if you…

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December 2015

Die Wise: Living Deeply, Dying Well, weekend at Rowe Center, MA

December 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - December 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Rowe Center, 22 Kings Hwy
Rowe, MA 01367 United States
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The Teaching is now full - to have your name placed on a wait list contact the Rowe Center: Registration link Dying can be - must be - the fullest expression and incarnation of what you’ve learned by living. Discover what death can be with Stephen, who is revolutionizing our experiences of grief and dying. SHARE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1017027415027968/ Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. (Published by North Atlantic Books March 2015) Stephen…

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Die Wise: Making Meaning of the Ending of Days ~ Pittsboro, NC

December 12, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Pittsboro Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 95 East Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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"If you love somebody, if you care about the world that's to come after you, and if you want somebody to be spared the lunacy of what you've seen - you've got to die wise." SOLD OUT EVENT VENUE: Pittsboro Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall Abundance NC link SHARE: https://www.facebook.com/events/515900988566016/ Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. Published by North Atlantic Books (March 2015) Griefwalker is a National…

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January 2016

DIE WISE: a week-long teaching ~ Bali

January 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - February 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Bali Lush & Bali Eco-Stay Batu Karu, Bali Indonesia + Google Map

Batu Karu, BALI: January 27 - Feb 3, 2016 - registration link, info@pureimmersions.com Tribal cultures the world over have initiatory work obliging their members to practice aspects of dying throughout their lives. The west has vitamins, support groups and, when all else fails, palliative care. We can do better, and we must. Our grandchildren, and our corner of the world, depend on it. This is a week-long encounter with death phobia, with grief illiteracy, and with what we have done to death, and to…

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February 2016

DIE WISE: Making Meaning of the Ending of Days ~ Byron Bay

February 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The A & I Hall, 1 Station Street
Bangalow , New South Wales 2479 Australia
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"If you love somebody, if you care about the world that's to come after you, and if you want somebody to be spared the lunacy of what you've seen - you've got to die wise." Die Wise video clip link Venue: The A & I Hall, Bangalow, located at 1 Station Street, Bangalow NSW 2479 Tickets: $160 in advance, $180/$155* on the door (incl veg lunch) * concession student/pensioner/healthcarecard - link Hosts: Natural Death Care Centre SHARE link: https://www.facebook.com/events/795909213872198/ Consider attending the GRIEFWALKER…

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DIE WISE: Making Meaning of the Ending of Days ~ Melbourne

February 28, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Habitat Centre for Spirituality (formally Augustine), 2 Minona St
HAWTHORN, Victoria 3122 Australia
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"If you love somebody, if you care about the world that's to come after you, and if you want somebody to be spared the lunacy of what you've seen - you've got to die wise." Die Wise video clip link Venue: Habitat Centre for Spirituality (formally Augustine) 2 Minona St, 3101 in Kew, Victoria, Australia Tickets: $100 in advance, $125 on the door – link Contact: info@LeanneSkipsey.com SHARE link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1679249969013711/ Consider attending the GRIEFWALKER film screening & talk in Saturday Feb 27th - link Die Wise – A…

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March 2016

DIE WISE Making Meaning of the Ending of Days ~ San Luis Obispo, CA

March 12, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Private Residence Arroyo Grande (near San Luis Obispo), CA 93420 United States + Google Map

Saturday, March 12th (9:30-3:30pm) Making Meaning of the Ending of Days "If you love somebody, if you care about the world that's to come after you, and if you want somebody to be spared the lunacy of what you've seen - you've got to die wise." Venue: Private Residence Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 Ticket: link Host: Hospice of San Luis Obispo County - Tel: 805.544.2266 SHARE link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1548170272174924/ orphanwisdom.com/contact Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief,…

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DIE WISE: Making Meaning of the Ending of Days ~ Santa Fe, NM

March 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Institute of American Indian Arts, 83 A Van Nu Po
Santa Fe, NM 87508 United States
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"If you love somebody, if you care about the world that's to come after you, and if you want somebody to be spared the lunacy of what you've seen - you've got to die wise." TICKET: link  VENUE: Institute of American Indian Arts 83 A Van Nu Po, Santa Fe, NM 87508, CLE-CC Commons - Room 201 HOST: orphanwisdom.com/contact SHARE link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1668849850061734/ Consider attending the Griefwalker film screening on Friday March 18th. Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief,…

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April 2016

DIE WISE: Making Meaning of the Ending of Days ~ ITM, Toronto

April 9, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Multi-Faith Center University of Toronto, 569 Spadina Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J7 Canada
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"If you love somebody, if you care about the world that's to come after you, and if you want somebody to be spared the lunacy of what you've seen - you've got to die wise."  Dying well is not a matter of enlightened self-interest or personal preference. Dying well must become an obligation that living people and dying people owe to each other and to those to come. Tickets: link contact  info@itmworld.org Toronto venue change: now at the Multi-faith Centre at UofT, 569 Spadina Ave.,…

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