March 20, 2009
-- A weekend retreat, “Wisdom: The Divine Feminine, “ will take place at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center from Friday, May 29th at 7 pm to Sunday May 31st at 1 pm.
The first of God’s creation and God’s endless delight is Wisdom, the Mother of all life. References to the Divine Feminine can be found in the Wisdom Literature of the Hebrew Scriptures. This retreat will help participants know Wisdom as a guide to right-living, how to live in harmony with all creation, how to love with integrity and act joyously.
The presenter will be Rabbi Rami Shapiro, award-winning author, poet, essayist, and educator. He holds doctoral degrees in both Jewish studies and divinity. A congregational rabbi for 20 years, Rabbi Shapiro currently teaches Religious Studies at Middle Tennessee State University and directs One River, a not-for-profit educational foundation devoted to building community through contemplative conversation. His most recent books are The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness, The Divine Feminine, and Ethics of the Sages.
The fees are $175 (shared room, hall bath), $190 (shared, bath in room), $215 (private, hall bath), $245 (private, bath in room), $145 (commuter). For further information, call Wisdom House at 860.567.3163, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.wisdomhouse.org. To register, send payment to Wisdom House, 229 East Litchfield Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.
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Wisdom House is an interfaith center which welcomes women and men who value seeking and learning in a contemplative environment. The center is a ministry of the Daughters of Wisdom of the United States Province.