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Our many programs explore the intersections of art, ecology, health, and spirituality. We welcome presenters from a wide variety of faith traditions, cultures, and life experience, living into our commitment to nurturing a strong interfaith community. We value holistic engagement – head and heart and hands – and we invite all who come to Wisdom House to be open to transforming their lives and the world we share with one another and with all Creation.
Part presentation, part music listening, part exploration of one’s own values and vision, Lara will share stories, play music, and offer insight into what has inspired her own work. Through individual and group exercises, we’ll reflect on and prioritize our efforts to create healthy communities, and inspire each other in new ways.
The incomparable Lara Herscovitch performs in the Wisdom House chapel. Don’t miss it! $10 donation suggested at the door.
A day to explore photography, gardening and stewardship of the land we live in with garden photographer and eco-friendly garden coach Karen Bussolini
Join with two women who are friends, life coaches, and leaders of transformation in New England in a weekend retreat that will inspire and energize. Expect to return back home with clarity on how you can nurture the divine feminine and live in gratitude for the seasons of women’s lives.
Learn to cultivate mindfulness in movement by sensing, feeling, and adjusting yourself through a series of unique stretches and strengtheners in this Nutritious Movement Restorative Exercise program.
The heart of our recovery path is the Twelve Steps, but we are also gifted with other reminders of the recovery way of life. One of these tools is the slogans we learn in our programs. Come and remember your favorite slogans, and learn some new ones. We will reflect, share, and create slogans for our continuing recovery.
This workshop will focus on the beautiful chants regarding Mary and culminate with a crowning of the statue of Mary in the garden.
Learn about Julian of Norwich, 14th century English mystic, who shared her revelations of divine love with all who came to seek her guidance.
Open to the ever-present joy within as you lift your spirits in a playful laughter session; explore additional practices to cultivate joy in your life; enjoy a meditative labyrinth walk; and find stillness and contentment with restorative yoga.
Embrace silence and tap into the importance of your voice as a writer in this weekend retreat.
Through experiential practices involving nature, mindful movement, and interactive dialogue, this workshop will help participants transform overwhelm and despair into constructive and collaborative action in the face of growing social and ecological crises.
Bake the best Rhubarb Pie with Chef Margaret Jacobs
Express yourself by creating an altered book
Drawing on the wisdom of Twelve-Step spirituality and his new book, Surrendered―The Sacred Art: Shattering the Illusion of Control and Falling into Grace with Twelve-Step Spirituality, Rami will examine the difference between surrender as an act of will and being surrendered as a gift of grace, and explore what it is to give up the former and live the latter.
Through reflection, inner-journeying, guided meditation, group conversation, silence, and prayer, participate in the living Franciscan tradition — that is, a spiritual awareness and sacred response that’s deeply rooted in the transformative power of the wisdom way of peace.
Enter into the deep wisdom of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh as we explore together the heart of the Buddha’s teachings poignantly expressed in this very poem.
Through praying together, presentations, and quiet reflection, we will explore how the image of Wisdom enriches our encounter with the Holy One and with one another in these divisive times. Bring a journal to write in. Includes lunch.
Take a restful break to deepen your spirituality with a five-day silent retreat.
Bring a picnic basket and someone to cook with for this hands-on workshop with Chef Margaret. Afterwards, enjoy the fruits of your labor by celebrating National Picnic Month with a picnic supper on the beautiful Wisdom House grounds.
Join us for a midweek retreat dedicated to encouraging clergy and faith leaders to practice the art, science, and spirituality of healthy caregiving. Explore the myriad ways that self-care is a part of authentic “compassion satisfaction” and can aid helpers and organizations in creating sustainable caregiving practices.