"Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW July 5-8, 2018 at Orphan Wisdom, Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada Please serious applicants only. orphanwisdom.com/contact (Start time 7pm Thursday, 2 sessions on Friday and Saturday, closes at noon on Sunday - includes meals Fri/Sat & breakfast on Sun, not accommodations) The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen. And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is…Find out more »
Tuesday July 24 - Sunday July 29, 2018 - followed by DINNER & CONCERT BY IAN TAMBLYN on Sunday, July 29th - ticket purchase link PEOPLE OF THE BIG TENT Graduate Scholars Only Old Woman's People met Old Man's People who met River's People who met Red Sand White Sand People who met People of Silver & Salt who merged with People of the Western Tent who met People of Mountain Longing who met People Gathered by the Storm and whom…Find out more »
TICKET LINK Sunday, July 29th, 2018 Concert & Farm Dinner $40 (6pm dinner - seating at 5:30pm, concert at 7pm) or Concert Only $20 (register at 6:15pm/ latest by 6:45pm) Host Contact: Orphan Wisdom Facebook link coming soon IAN TAMBLYN - MUSICIAN/ ADVENTURER/ PLAYWRIGHT - Since 1972 Ian has released 38 albums and has acted as producer for dozens of artists. Ian says he has written too many songs over the years and has given up on counting them. He has also…Find out more »
August 5-12, 2018 at Orphan Wisdom, Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada Apprenticeship went the way of old courtesy in most working environments long ago. But apprenticeship is an old courtesy. It was there in the Mystery Schools, in the guild halls, in any place people were willing to marry discipline to the desire for understanding, to sire purposeful lives, and achieved and contemplative lives that were indivisible from their daily lives. Discipline: The uncommon rigour of thought and act that you take upon yourself,…Find out more »
STEPHEN JENKINSON + GREGORY HOSKINS + BAND Concert & Farm Dinner Sunday September 16th, 2018 (6pm dinner, seating at 5:30pm/ concert start 7pm) Venue: Golden Lake area, Ontario Ticket Purchase - link Facebook link - coming soon Purchase Nights of Grief & Mystery CD - link Stephen is a Harvard Educated Theologian, Culture Activist, founder of The Orphan Wisdom School, author of Die Wise A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, and subject of a National Film Board of Canada documentary, Griefwalker. Die Wise, is…Find out more »
Closed Class Scholars of this class of the Orphan Wisdom School gather for their sessions in Ontario, Canada. SESSION 1 of 4: June 7th - 11th, 2017 SESSION 2 of 4: October 25th - 29th, 2017 SESSION 3 of 4: June 13 - 17th, 2018 SESSION 4 of 4: October 3rd - 7th, 2018 I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible…Find out more »
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