Grief

Francis Weller is coming to Salt Lake City in November!

A note from Carl and Erin: We’re thrilled to share with you that our dear friend and mentor Francis Weller is coming to Salt Lake City in November to offer a weekend Grief Ritual as well as a free talk. Our lives and work have been so deeply enriched by the learning we’ve done with…

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Worldviews Create Worlds & A Fierce Gift

A note from Erin: Hello, friends! We’ve just returned from a lovely trip including 5 days in D.C. visiting family and 5 days in northern California for our Grief Ritual Training. Our family’s been passing around a nasty virus where each of us has been sick twice in a row. I call it the magic-relighting-birthday-candle-cold. I got my round…

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An Invitation to Embody Gratitude (With a nod to sacred rage)

Hello, friends, Many years ago my heart was pierced when reading Francis Weller’s statement, “The work of the mature person is to carry grief in one hand and gratitude in the other, and to be stretched large by them. How much sorrow can I hold? That’s how much gratitude I can give.”   Funny how one sentence can…

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On The Importance of Roots and Ripening

A note from Erin: A few things before today’s writing: 1. We have a fresh new podcast episode exploring Embodying Resilience with Dr. Don St. John. Give it a listen! 2. Registration is open for our amazing retreat in Costa Rica in January! Read all about it and Join us!   On the importance of roots and…

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Honoring Grief & Gratitude Sunday, May 27th

Friends, you are most warmly invited to join me on the Sunday morning of Memorial Day weekend for a special community ritual to honor the grief and gratitude we carry.  In case you missed it, a few months ago I made a video talking about why you might be interested in tending grief through ritual. You can…

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