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May 2018

Contemplative in the Kootenays

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Contemplative in the Kootenays will meet in Nelson on Saturday, May 26th, from 10 am to 3 pm., at the home of Jill Cowan. Directions are below. We’ll begin with centering prayer (surrender meditation) and move into lectio divina, discussion, more meditation, and finish the day with open communion.  Everything will be taught if you're feeling rusty, so don't worry about it!  I'll have some short thoughts about desire and surrender, based on my recent reading of James Finley's Merton's Palace…

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June 2018

Convergence Writers’ Weekend: Keeping a Civil Tongue

June 15 - June 16

Mark your calendars for June 15 and 16, the annual Convergence Writers' Weekend.  This year's theme is "Keeping a Civil Tongue," and our feature authors are James Hoggan (I'm Right and You're an Idiot) and the Kootenay's own Donna MacDonald (Surviving City Hall). The weekend begins with an open Friday evening talk by both authors, followed by Q & A.  Saturday all-day workshops will be with Donna and with Art Joyce. poet and novelist.  The Saturday evening celebration will include…

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Contemplative in the Kootenays

June 23

Our June 23rd gathering for Contemplative in the Kootenays will be peripatetic! We'll start off at the Anglican church in Balfour, and hop the afternoon ferry over to Yasodhara Ashram to join in the celebration there.  As many of you know, we've been holding retreats at the Ashram for four years, and often participate in the Sunday satsang after retreats. Beyond our group relationship, many of us have personal connections to the Ashram and its members. This year, we've been…

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July 2018

Contemplative in the Kootenays

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Contemplative in the Kootenays will meet in New Denver on Saturday, July 28th, from 10 am to 3 pm. We’ll meet at Knox Hall, 521 6th Ave., just east of the one and only traffic light in town. We’ll begin with centering prayer (surrender meditation) and move into lectio divina, discussion, more meditation, a short presentation on Acceptance in an Unacceptable World, and close with open communion. Please bring your own lunch, a notebook and pen, and whatever you might…

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September 2018

Contemplative in the Kootenays: Fall Retreat

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - September 30 @ 12:00 pm

The Fall Retreat for Contemplative in the Kootenays is now scheduled!  Starting at dinner on Friday, September 28th, and running through lunch on Sunday, September 30th, we'll be meeting at Yasodhara Ashram on the east side of Kootenay Lake. Registration is limited to 12 although we might be able to stretch to 15. Per person cost will include accommodations for two evenings as well as Friday dinner through Sunday lunch.  If we have ten or less registrants, we'll pay $270…

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October 2018

Contemplative in the Kootenays

October 20

Contemplative in the Kootenays will meet in Kaslo on Saturday, October 20th, from 10 am to 3 pm. We’ll meet at the home of Leah Seaman (directions below). We’ll begin with centering prayer (surrender meditation) and move into lectio divina, discussion, more meditation, and a short presentation.  We close with open communion. Please bring your own lunch, a notebook and pen, and whatever you might need for “sitting gear” beyond a chair (we’ve got those!).   DIRECTIONS TO THE SEAMAN RESIDENCE:…

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