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After MROP: The Man in the Mirror

October 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - October 19, 2019 @ 12:30 pm

OCT 17-19, 2019.    “Our relationship to all people and all things is predicated on our relationship to our self.  To not fully accept our self means that we will necessarily be unaccepting of others.  Not loving our self necessarily means we will be unable to love another.  Because most of our self resides in the unconscious, being in relationship with our self, others, and the world, requires us to become more conscious.  Hence the crucial journey of self awareness in becoming fully human. ”  

This weekend intensive is focused on coming to know who we are, so that we can effectively navigate and fully participate, from a place of deep knowing and purpose, in the three most important aspects of ordinary life:  Family, Intimate relationship, and Vocation.  The topic of this intensive is the The Family  (Intimacy and Vocation are intended to be covered in future offerings).  Will will employ models of the human psyche, practices, and teachings taken from Animas Valley Institute (animas.org).  The background reading for this work are the books “Wild Mind: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche” by Bill Plotkin, and “Finding meaning in the second half of life” by James Hollis.  Please see the flyer below for more information.

This is a small group, intimate wilderness immersion in the Soul and Spirit.  It is intended for those who have done a Rites of Passage, or have had other wilderness spiritual experience.  If you are interested, please email John Lew (gjohnlew@gmail.com).  The dates will be determined once the participant list finalized.  There is a limit of 8 participants.


Dates/Time: Oct 17-19, 2019.
Location: Joshua Tree National Park
Format: 2 days, 2 nights; tenting.  Meal format to be determined
Guide: John Lew (gjohnlew@gmail.com or 805.453.6945 tel. and text) (See below for guide bio)
Cost: $50.00 + $45.00 for meals

Other details:   Participants supply their own tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, and other smaller camping-related equipment, which will be listed in the participants information package distributed at the time of registration.  Participants must be in good physical condition.  Submission of medical and liability release forms will be required prior to the event.  The Man in the Mirror is a wilderness/nature -based spiritual experience.  It is not religious, although there will be practices that refer to various spiritual traditions of the world, particularly Native aboriginal and the Mystical traditions. 





October 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
October 19, 2019 @ 12:30 pm
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