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Wild Christ, Wild Earth, Wild Self: An Online Nature-based Weekend Intensive

 
The Wild Christ, Wild Earth, Wild Self Weekend Intensive  is back by popular demand! This experiential, nature-based, immersive weekend is designed to help you remember your primary participation in sacred Earth. In the face of profound ecological and social challenges, an ecological awakening is happening among people from diverse communities of faith and spirituality across the planet. This deep and wild intensive is an introduction to the animated and inter-connected conversation between all things.

This program is for those individuals who sense that their old ways of believing, being, and doing are inadequate for the tasks ahead.  We invite all who feel their longing to take their unique and vital role in the emergence of this New Story.

During this weekend intensive participants will: 

* Reclaim a sense of sacred relationship with Earth – Explore themes of incarnation and full embodiment in deep communion with Earth. Participants will experience a re-enchantment taking a deep dive into the innate and hidden resources of their own wild and indigenous belonging to the world.

* Remember your own wild authenticity – Explore your own hidden wholeness, the “treasure hidden in the field” of the Wild Self, encountered through parables, dreams, deep imagery, shadow work and Self-healing practices.

* Rewild the roots of the Christian story – Explore the historical narrative of the Christian church in collusion with empire and culture and the domestication of our original wildness. Experience the Cosmic and Wild Christ as a path to deep ecological metanoia for religion and culture in the Ecozoic Era.

* Seminary of the Wild offers nature-based tools, practices, teachings, experiences, and support for your inner transformation with a band of wild pilgrims and guides as you move toward your wild calling during this period of turbulence leading us into profound transformation that Joanna Macy calls “The Great Turning.”

General Schedule for Thursday thru Saturday:
* Morning: (Online Group) – Dreamwork, check-in, orientation, break, embodiment, teaching, and invitation to wander
* Afternoon: (Asynchronous practices: wandering in your own watershed) Nature wander, journaling, deep imaginal journey
* Small group clans & guided group work; Teaching on Thursday Evening with Helena Norberg
* Evening: (Asynchronous practices) Journaling, sacred artwork
 

Helena Norberg-Hodge will open our Thursday evening section of Wild Christ, Wild Earth, Wild Self Weekend Intensive live via webinar at 5 pm Pacific.

“If our starting point is a respect for nature and people, diversity is an inevitable consequence. If technology and the needs of the economy are our starting point, then we have what we are faced with today—a model of development that is dangerously distanced from the needs of particular peoples and places and rigidly imposed from the top down.”
― Helena Norberg-Hodge, Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh

Helena Norberg-Hodge is founder and director of Local Futures, previously known as the International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC). Local Futures is a non-profit organization “dedicated to the revitalization of cultural and biological diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide.” Helena is the author of the international best-selling book Ancient Futures (1991), about tradition and change in the Himalayan region of Ladakh. She is also the author of Local is Our Future (2019), in which she advocates for localized alternatives to the global economy, particularly involving the creation of robust local food systems and democratic structures that can effectively resist authoritarianism. An outspoken critic of economic globalization, she co-founded – along with Jerry Mander, Doug Tompkins, Vandana Shiva, Martin Khor and others – the International Forum on Globalization (IFG) in 1994. She is a leading proponent of localization as an antidote to the problems arising from globalization, and founded the International Alliance for Localization (IAL) in 2014. Helena produced and co-directed the award-winning documentary film The Economics of Happiness (2011), which lays out her arguments against economic globalization and for localization. In 1986, she was awarded the Right Livelihood Award for “preserving the traditional culture and values of Ladakh against the onslaught of tourism and development.” In 2012, she received the Goi Peace Award for “her pioneering work in the localization movement”.
 
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For more information, please contact Seminary of the Wild co-founders and wild guides at guides@seminaryofthewild.com

Details
April 15, 2021 - April 17, 2021
An Online Weekend Intensive