Techniques

Women’s Personal Writing Groups – Winter 2019

Guided Journal Writing with Creative Prompts, Poetry and Personal Exploration In a safe, confidential and empowering environment January 17 through February 21, 2019 Meeting in 2-hour sessions over eight Thursdays 3 to 5 PM or 6 to 8 PM Tuition: $225 16 hours of Continuing Education Credit possible for licensed therapist, approved by the SC Board…

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Calling the Spirit Back

One of the many joys I find in reading poetry is the sudden realization that this poem – the one I’m reading at this very moment – has many possibilities. Reading it slowly more than once for pleasure is the first gift from the poet.  A second gift is discovering some of my own thoughts,…

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Thanksgiving and Gratitude

“If the only prayer you ever say in your lifetime is ‘Thank you,’ that’s enough.” Meister Eckhart, 13th century German theologian, philosopher and mystic “Gratitude is heaven itself” William Blake, 18th Century English poet, painter, and printmaker Thanksgiving is the perfect time to celebrate gratitude. To continue or to begin a conscious practice of noticing…

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Write your own Reverse Poem

I recently came across a poem online that took my breath away. I was stunned by the message in the poem as well as the unusual way it was delivered.  The poem I found could be read in two entirely different ways – from the first line to the last line, or in reverse, from…

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