The Open Page of a New Year: Writing as a Spiritual Practice

Saturday, January 6, 2018, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

As the new year begins, how do we courageously open our hearts and minds not just to what we know is coming but also to the mysteries and surprises of the unknown? How do we name our intentions for the year ahead when so much is unseen, uncertain?

Inspired by poetry, stories, images and ancient wisdom teachings, we’ll use guided writing, conversation and other reflective activities to cultivate our courageous engagement with the unknowns of the year ahead and our creative participation in shaping what emerges over time. For writers and nonwriters alike.


Karen Hering is author of Writing to Wake the Soul: Opening the Sacred Conversation Within, and serves as consulting literary minister at Unity Church-Unitarian in St. PaulShe leads retreats and writing programs near and far and guides people in “contemplative correspondence,” a form of writing as a spiritual practice developed in her ministry.




WHEN: Saturday, January 6, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

COST: $75.00, includes lunch