Deepening Creativity Wisdom School with Bill Redfield, Lois Barton, Deborah Welsh
Where does Creative Wisdom come from and how can we more readily tap into its deep resources?
The Deepening Creativity Wisdom School is an experiential exploration into drawing up the deep creative Wisdom that lies beneath and beyond the ordinary mind. Supported by the tested rhythm and structure utilized in Wisdom Schools, the participants will be led through a rich investigation of deeper sources of knowing that lie outside our usual rational thought. This Wisdom School is both for those who already have some Wisdom School experience and for those who are just beginning, although some sort of meditation or other spiritual practice is assumed.
This training will be led by Bill Redfield, Lois Barton, and Deborah Welsh.
The Rev. William C. Redfield is an ordained Episcopal priest and a licensed clinical social worker. Although he was ordained in 1976, he spent the first half of his professional career as a group, family, and individual therapist in Maine. Later Bill served Trinity Episcopal Church in Fayetteville for nearly twenty years. During this time, he brought his passion for new forms of “Wisdom” spirituality and established “Wisdom House” as an outreach spiritual ministry in the greater community. Having retired from parish work over four years ago, Bill is now engaged in full time Wisdom work mainly in the Northeast.
Sister Lois Barton, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet, holds basic and advanced certificates from the Spiritual Direction Mentoring Program of the Spiritual Renewal Center in Syracuse, NY, and a Master’s Certificate in Pastoral Ministry from the Loyola Institute for Ministry Extension Program of Loyola University, New Orleans. Sister Lois is an experienced teacher, spiritual director, and group leader. Along with Bill, Lois has a long-established practice of Centering Prayer and also has been an active student of Cynthia Bourgeault for the past twelve years. She is the program director of The Sophia Center for Spirituality in Binghamton, NY.
Deborah Welsh, Ed.D., a Wisdom Leader and creator of “Wisdom of the Body,” has worked with Bill Redfield and Lois Barton co-leading Wisdom Schools since 2010. She is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, and Board Certified Dance Movement Therapist, specializing in dance and movement as sacred. Her underpinnings are in modern and improvisational dance, the psychology of C.G. Jung, yoga, and exercise physiology.
For more information and to register, please contact Cathy Dutch, firstname.lastname@example.org.