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A Walk to the End of the World

A Walk to the End of the World

Camino de Santiago Women’s Retreat Santiago, Spain – Finesterre/Muxia, Spain May 16 -24, 2020  People walk the Camino for a variety of reasons . . . to be part of an ancient tradition . . . to feel close to nature . . . to search for meaning, authenticity, a rekindled sense of wonder .…Continue >>>

Preface to A Safe Place to Stand

Preface to A Safe Place to Stand

by Karen Carlisle Ely   What seemed like a normal dinner invitation from a new acquaintance and colleague would prove to be anything but normal. That evening, A Friday in October of 1991, turned out to be a cataclysmic event that changed my life forever. Having spent my adult life following the path of my…Continue >>>

Introduction to A Safe Place to Stand

Introduction to A Safe Place to Stand

by Karen Carlisle Ely   Writing A Safe Place to Stand has been a labor of love. First, because at its core, it holds the teachings of my spiritual mentor and dear friend, Bobby Brooks. Second, because it has taken me eight years to complete it, often requiring more commitment and patience than I knew…Continue >>>

A Safe Place to Stand

A Safe Place to Stand

How I Became the Woman I Was Born to Be and How You Can Too! by Karen Carlisle Ely Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. ~ Søren Kierkegaard   In the past fourteen years I have written six books and self-published five of them:  Daring to Dream: Reflections on…Continue >>>

Circle of Trust

Circle of Trust

March  20 ~ 23, 2020 Are you in transition and asking yourself: ‘What’s next?’ Do you want the space to listen to your own inner wisdom? Are you yearning to integrate your deepest intentions into your life and work? Have you been deeply moved by the writing of Parker J. Palmer and the Circle of Trust® and…Continue >>>

Grand Teton National Park Retreat

Grand Teton National Park Retreat

Jackson, Wyoming September 6 – 11, 2020  Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away like autumn leaves. ~ John Muir   Grand Teton National…Continue >>>

I Have a Dream

I Have a Dream

Transformational Coaching for Women September 1 – November 30, 2019 I have a dream, a song to sing To help me cope with anything If you see the wonder of a fairy tale You can take the future even if you fail When I know the time is right for me I’ll cross the stream,…Continue >>>

Our Time

Our Time

60 & Beyond and Living Life to the Fullest June 1 – August 31, 2019 Contrary to the cultural scripts that say women are old and useless and in the way – diminished versions of their former selves – in reality older women are the happiest demographic in the country. ~ Mary Pipher   You…Continue >>>

Our Time

Our Time

60 & Beyond and Living Life to the Fullest January 1 ~ March 31, 2020 Contrary to the cultural scripts that say women are old and useless and in the way – diminished versions of their former selves – in reality older women are the happiest demographic in the country. ~ Mary Pipher   You…Continue >>>

Sway Gently to Your Own Rhythm

Sway Gently to Your Own Rhythm

A Personal Retreat in the Greek Isles September 2019   Those all-too-rare moments when a glimpse of sky or a leaf dancing in the wind suddenly plucks me out of my day-to-day consciousness and sets me floating. . .   Is there any way I can make them more of my daily life? ~ Daniel Klein,…Continue >>>

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