Annual Barrett Conference for Women
Love Unites: The Interspiritual Quest for Empowered Community
5/5 - Sunday 5/7
7:30 pm - 1:00 pm
explore the streams of mystical longing and social justice
that are found in the ecstatic poetry of the mystics,
and in sacred texts of the world’s great religions.
Through contemplative silence, chanting, deep dialog,
and writing, we will experience unifying teachings and
heart-opening practices to carry us beyond an intellectual
understanding of humanity’s many spiritual paths.
This retreat will support us, as women, to be transformed
by love at our common core, and empower us to make a
difference in the world.
Starr is author of Caravan of No Despair: A Memoir of
Loss and Transformation, new translations of the Spanish
mystics, John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila, and
the award-winning book, God of Love: A Guide to the
Heart of Judaism, Christianity & Islam. She leads
contemplative interspiritual retreats worldwide.
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Shui & Sacred Space
5/13, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Leader: Shawne Mitchell
this fun day we will explore the psychological and spiritual
elements of your home and learn how they affect your spirit,
health, and well-being. Through the basic principles of
Sacred Space and Feng Shui you will see how to use conscious
self-awareness and intuitive home psychology processes
to create a harmonious and energetically enhanced home
environment. Both for beginners and for those interested
in discovering deeper insights.
Mitchell, MA in Consciousness Studies, bridges
conscious living with a spiritual lifestyle. She is a
speaker, professor, and author of Home Sanctuaries, Simple
Feng Shui; Exploring Feng Shui, and other books. Price:
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Hieroglyph of the Human Soul: Archetypal Foundations of
5/19 - Sunday 5/21, 7:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Leaders: Matthew Bennett, Leigh McCloskey
immersive retreat, including lecture, small-group exercises,
and guided painting, is dedicated to experiencing the
idea that consciousness is an art form. We will investigate,
interpret, and play with imaginative energies that form
the human personality, all as a part of exploring the
question of what it means to be human.
are projected for this program.
Bennett, PsyD, licensed psychologist, psychotherapist,
and lecturer, teaches clinical psychology and psychotherapy
at Pacifica Graduate Institute and Reiss-Davis Child Psychoanalytic
Institute. Leigh McCloskey, author, actor, artist and
visual philosopher, has written, illustrated and published
six books. He lectures nationally and internationally
on his holographic art and visual philosophy.
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