Saturday, November 14, 2009

Spending the Day Here

Healing Through Life’s Pains: The Sacred Art of Living and Dying

Richard Groves, M.A., J.C.L.

  • Experience a moving workshop-retreat with Richard Groves, internationally acclaimed author and teacher and Founder of The Sacred Art of Living Center in Bend, Oregon

  • Discover the lessons from faith and culture that help us live through the painful times of life- including illness, aging, bereavement, divorce and the end of life.

  • Encounter the wisdom about suffering and healing from the world’s great spiritual traditions, especially as found in the “common ground” of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Richard Groves is an internationally respected teacher of the sacred art of living and dying. A chaplain for twenty-five years, Richard speaks nine languages and has earned graduate degrees in theology, ethics, world religions and law. Richard and his wife, Mary, are the founders of the Sacred Art of Living Center in Bend, Oregon. More than fifteen thousand students throughout North America, Europe and Asia have graduated from the courses taught by Groves. Richard’s latest book, The American Book of Living & Dying: Lessons in Healing Spiritual Pain has been widely compared to the groundbreaking work of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross.

2 comments:

Karen said...

Waiting to hear what you think of it...hope it's a good day for you.

Sophia said...

Sounds like it was good, so glad.

Have heard good things about the Center though I never connected directly during my time in the NW. My incredible director ther did a second round of direction training with them and found it very helpful.