compassionate guidance through writing, nature, & life's difficult landscapes

compassionate guidance through writing, nature, & life's difficult landscapes

Event Calendar

Contact Jennifer here for details.
To read about past events, click here.

Online Courses

The following three courses are "on-demand" (register and take the class at your own pace).

Growing Words of Compassion: Nature and Writing Practices to Love By $65. More info here.
Deepen your innate capacity and expression of tender compassion. 

Writing on the Landscape: The Book Experienced $50.  More info here
Let the author guide you through her book, Writing on the Landscape: Essays and Practices to Write, Roam, Renew. 

Instructors' Guide to Writing on the Landscape $25. More info here
This instructional aid is for professors/facilitators using Writing on the Landscape in their curriculum/group work. 

2022 Offerings

Register here for events requiring payment.
Registration for most paid events closes one week prior to start date.
All times listed are in the Pacific Time Zone/United States.
 

Sep. 5th (Mon.) Compassionate Spiritual Ecology Course $30.
This four-week online course, developed and taught by Jennifer J. Wilhoit, Ph.D., is hosted by the Charter for Compassion's Compassion Education Institute. This course offers students an overview of the body of work comprising the discipline of spiritual ecology. At the core of spiritual ecology are values that point to compassion for others—in the nonhuman world as well as in human communities. Beyond an introduction to the basic tenets and values of spiritual ecology, this course will guide, support, and encourage students to explore some of the myriad practical applications of a compassionate spiritual ecology. Learn more and register here.

Sep. 24th (Sat.) Fall Equinox Half-Day Retreat via Zoom $60. 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Join me to contemplate the season of autumn through poetry, meditation, writing, and visual art. 

Nov. 30th  (Wed.) Gratitude Course via Zoom $40.
9:00 – 11:00 AM
Learn, practice, and celebrate how gratefulness can become an extraordinary part of your everyday life. 

2023 Offerings


Jan. 28th  (Sat.) Keynote Speaker, Toward Harmony with Nature Annual Conference
Wild Ones Fox Valley, Wisconsin

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Feb. 6th - 8th (Mon. - Wed.) Celebrating Spiritual Ecology for World Interfaith Harmony Week Free - A United Nations Official Observance 
8:00 – 9:00 AM 
This interactive event will offer participants simple ways to incorporate nature-based and creative aspects into everyday spiritual practice. It is designed to guide participants through the various simple activities with opportunities for question/answer, sharing, and discussion. Each day we will focus on a different topic including: contemplative writing, nature mandalas, and gratitude. This is not a sectarian offering; it is intended to support people of all faiths in finding and deepening their own relationship to self, nature, and others through peaceable, interdisciplinary practices that they create consistent with their specific beliefs. Participants may join once, twice or all three days that this event occurs. We will gather each day - Feb. 6, Feb. 7, Feb. 8 on Zoom from 8:00 – 9:00 AM Pacific Time/United States. Participants are kindly asked to bring any of the following that they have available: paper, writing pens, colored pens or paints, photos of nature, objects from nature (leaves, cones, flowers, shells, rocks, soil, water, etc.). Everyone is welcome. Limited to 100 participants. Register in advance for this meeting.

Feb. 14th (Tues.) Second Tuesdays Lunchtime Webinar Free (register to get access)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Listen to a thirty-minute informal talk interweaving such topics as creativity, beauty, nature, gratitude, and kindness. For those who can stay for the full hour, the second thirty minutes will be Q/A and discussion. 

Apr. 11th (Tues.) Second Tuesdays Lunchtime Webinar Free (register to get access)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Listen to a thirty-minute informal talk interweaving such topics as creativity, beauty, nature, gratitude, and kindness. For those who can stay for the full hour, the second thirty minutes will be Q/A and discussion. 

Jun. 13th (Tues.) Second Tuesdays Lunchtime Webinar Free (register to get access)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Listen to a thirty-minute informal talk interweaving such topics as creativity, beauty, nature, gratitude, and kindness. For those who can stay for the full hour, the second thirty minutes will be Q/A and discussion. 

Jul. 31st - Aug. 4th (Mon. - Fri.) TEALarbor stories Annual Creative Retreat 

Aug. 8th (Tues.) Second Tuesdays Lunchtime Webinar Free (register to get access)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Listen to a thirty-minute informal talk interweaving such topics as creativity, beauty, nature, gratitude, and kindness. For those who can stay for the full hour, the second thirty minutes will be Q/A and discussion. 

Oct. 10th (Tues.) Second Tuesdays Lunchtime Webinar Free (register to get access)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Listen to a thirty-minute informal talk interweaving such topics as creativity, beauty, nature, gratitude, and kindness. For those who can stay for the full hour, the second thirty minutes will be Q/A and discussion. 



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