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Sorrows + Sunshine- Grief Writing Workshop with Rachel Wylie at Firefolk Arts

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Open to All: Ages 13+
April 20th
1 – 3 pm @ Firefolk Arts: 4424 Main St. Waitsfield
Please Register by Email:  firefolkarts@gmail.com

Facilitator, Rachel Wylie believes that story is a powerful tool for connection, meaning-seeking, healing, and integrating the most beautiful and challenging parts of life. Grief can often feel very solitary, but sharing our stories of sorrow with others helps bring light to the darkness. In the Sorrows & Sunshine workshop, Rachel will guide participants through an explorative writing exercise designed to shine a warm light on our sorrows, followed by optional story-telling.

About Rachel
Rachel’s own apprenticeship to grief began in Feb 2020 when her father was diagnosed with ALS. During his dying process, she started talking – and writing – about her experience navigating his disease and death (Where The Love Lies). Writing helped her make sense of the senseless, helped her process the loss, and begin to figure out how to hold her sorrow with the same honor as her love.

What to expect:
Creation of a communal grief altar
Writing exercise
Opportunity to tell your story to the group

Please bring:
An item, picture, or special offering for the altar. This can be something related to the sorrow you want to work with, or something that supports/strengthens/inspires you.
Items for comfort (snacks, layers, water, etc)

Facilitated by Rachel Wylie – Where The Love Lies — https://wherethelovelies.com/
Cost / Sliding Scale: $10 – $20

Details

Date:
April 20
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.firefolkarts.com/events

Organizer

Tina Picz
Phone:
(617) 710-6948
Email:
tinapicz@gmail.com
View Organizer Website

Venue

Firefolk Arts
4424 Main Street
Waitsfield, Vermont 05673 United States
View Venue Website

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