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Orphan Wisdom

July 2020

Die Wise, While There is Still Such a Thing as Wisdom

July 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - July 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
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This is not a training, not a qualification, not something you might get for yourself instead of the standard schooling. This is disqualification. This is something you might get for yourself because of your standard schooling. This is disillusion of the stoutest kind. Linger over 'disillusion', though, and you might catch the spirit of radical investigation, relentless uncertainty, naked wonder, that will inform our meeting. You might in these few days together find a willingness to get out from under what brought…

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2020 Orphan Wisdom Apprenticeship

July 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - July 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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Tuesday July 14th - Sunday, July 19th, 2020 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, achieved and contemplative lives that were indivisible from their daily lives. Discipline: The uncommon rigour of…

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Orphan Wisdom School: New Class ~ first of four sessions

July 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - August 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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The is a new class of the Orphan Wisdom School in Ontario, Canada. Led by Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW, Founder and Principal Instructor. This new school class will convene in the Ottawa Valley in eastern Ontario, 29 July - 2 August, 2020 inclusive. The dates for subsequent three sessions are: 2nd session of 4 classes: early May, 2021 3rd session of 4 classes: mid-early October, 2021 4th session of 4 classes: early May, 2022 Please take note of them as you…

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August 2020

Orphan Wisdom School: Big Tent ~ graduate class

August 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - August 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
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The annual session for those Orphan Wisdom School scholars who have come to be known as 'graduate scholars'.  Led by Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW, Founder and Principal Instructor of The Orphan Wisdom School. NOTE this is a closed class, open only to Big Tent graduate scholars. Please contact us if you would like to be added to our new school class notification list. https://orphanwisdom.com/event/orphan-wisdom-school-new-class-first-of-four-sessions/

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March 2021

The Bone House of Love

March 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - March 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
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We have a kind of phantom institution called matrimony. It isn't a word that's used very much. Matrimony is not marriage. Nor is it relationship. And there's no parallel condition that any of us are ushered into called patrimony. On the surface of it, not very inclusive. It is the event that is supposed to make marriage out of love (and out of other things, not all of them noble). Matrimony is supposed to make people married, to give their…

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July 2021

2021 Orphan Wisdom Apprenticeship

July 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - July 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
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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, achieved and contemplative lives that were indivisible from their daily lives. Discipline: The uncommon rigour of thought and act that you take upon yourself, because of the regard you have for one…

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