If sequestered pain made a sound, the atmosphere would be humming all the time.
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Grief as Deep Activism

Grief as Deep Activism

Feb 3, 2019-- No one escapes suffering in this life. Yet we live in a collective denial, deprived of meaningful ways to speak of sorrows and collective practices of releasing grief. Francis Weller walks us to the shore of sorrows and shows us how this ocean ripples through our individual lives, through community, and into the Earth herself. He invites us to see the illusion of private pain that imprisons us. He encourages us to welcome grief as a powerful, sacred practice of opening the heart, of healing and of returning to kinship. He offers us musical notation for the song of a soul alive, drawn with compassion and caring. (15241 reads)


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Take ActionBecause our fates are bound together, grief is at the heart of making peace. Think about a grudge or a hurt you may hold within. How could acknowledgement and acceptance of grief help you release it?



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