|Specializing in grief and loss, resiliency promotion, and group leadership|
Also check out Ted's books, including a new volume of poetry by Minnesota poets. Click on Books and Articles .
WHEN: Tuesdays, February 25, March 4, & March 11, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
WHERE: Carondelet Center, 1890 Randolph Ave. St. Paul - 651-696-2788
COST: $30.00/Session, $75.00 for all three
Storying & Re-Storying
Session 1: There & Then and Here &
What parts of our earlier stories deserve continuation, adaptation, or letting go of as we live in the present and plan for our futures?
We will reflect and explore.
Guest Writer: Poet, fiction writer, and rug
maker Mary Logue.
Session 2: Word Medicines: Finding Words for Grieving, Dying, and Death Tuesday, March 4, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
The writing of poets and others will prompt our
own words and reflections on grief and bereavement. Poetry and memoir can
complement other actions as grieving persons seek and find words to help
speak the unspeakable, address the regrettable or create solace for
Session 3: Legacies of Resiliency and Hope
Tuesday, March 11, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Whether welcomed or resisted, the narratives of
our lives are altered by change and transition. Maintaining resiliency in
the face of such events can be difficult.
Poet, editor and grief educator Ted Bowman is a community instructor in Family Education at the University of Minnesota and an adjunct professor in Social Work at the University of St. Thomas. He is co-editor of The Wind Blows, The Ice Breaks, a volume of poems by Minnesota poets addressing themes of loss and renewal, and author of two booklets addressing shattered dreams, Loss of Dreams: A Special Kind of Grief and Finding Hope When Dreams Have Shattered.
A Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet www.wisdomwayscenter.org 1890 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105 651-696-2788
organization has interest in these or related themes,
©Ted Bowman 2009
2111 Knapp St., St. Paul, MN 55108