april, 2021

22apr6:30 pm7:45 pmLiving Well Dying Well - Continuing Circles of Care - April 22nd

Event Details

Join us April 22nd to hear Guest Speaker – Eve Joseph, acclaimed poet and author – lead us in a discussion and exploration of the interconnectedness between death, language and art.
Eve Joseph has written several books, including In the Slender Margin: The Intimate Strangeness of Death & Dying, that won the Hubert Evans Award for non-fiction. In this book – part memoir, part meditation – she delves into death from an “insider’s” point of view. Joseph weaves together deeply human, spiritual knowledge by interlacing threads of her brother’s early death with her decades of work as a hospice counsellor. She helps discern the unknowable and illuminates travels through the land of the dying.
What narratives and metaphors do we spin to keep the light going after the candle has been snuffed out? Join us Thursday April 22 2021 at 6:30 pm to find out.
At Continuing Circles of Care we offer monthly drop-in gatherings. We tend to End-of-Life questions, planning and concerns, through learning circles facilitated by professionals in the field of end-of-life care – Renate Ringer, RN and Penny Allport, Life-Cycle Celebrant.
Each month we will have a theme and/or possible guest. We invite you to bring your questions re: Advanced Care Planning, and any other queries you may have in tending end-of-life with consciousness and care.
Suggested Contribution: $10.00 – $20.00. If finances are a barrier to your participation in this event or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact info@centreforearthandspirit.ca. Nobody turned away for lack of funds.
Registration: Pre-register through EventBrite to receive Zoom link. Please feel free to bring a friend.

Time

(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

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