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Roots of Resilience For Uncertain Times: A Five Part Webinar in The Work that Reconnects

April 22 @ 7:00 pm

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Roots of Resilience

in Uncertain Times 

Roots of Resilience in Uncertain Times:

Five-Part Webinar in The Work That Reconnects

Wednesday Evenings 7-9 PM  April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20


Never has humanity known so dramatically our interconnection: we are all in this together.  Either we recognize this and live accordingly, or we are likely to perish together along with our more-than-human relations. How can we best respond to the physical and psychic viruses of our times? Everywhere we turn we see the Great Unraveling of our society. Between the pandemic and global climate change, racism, poverty, etc, it’s clear we can’t continue with Business As Usual.   The fear, grief, anger, and helplessness we feel can be unbearable because it’s not just our personal pain: it’s the collective pain of all life on Earth. When we come together and liberate our natural feelings about our world, we realize our radical interconnectedness and become part of the Earth healing herself.  It is essential that we do this work now. This precise moment in time is an opportunity for unprecedented transformation, a time to root into the wisdom of our living planet. 

The Work That Reconnects offers practices to reawaken our innate bonds with each other and our sacred living Earth to guide us in the Great Turning toward a life-sustaining future. Pioneered by root teacher Joanna Macy, the Work That Reconnects draws on ancient spiritual traditions, deep ecology, and system thinking. 

In this webinar series, we grow our resilience in these uncertain times. We will move through the Spiral of the Work That Reconnects, beginning with Gratitude, then Honoring Our Pain for the World, Seeing with New Eyes, and Going Forth. We will connect to our ancestors and descendants in “Deep Time.” We call in Community Organizers, Teachers, Healers, Warriors, Parents, Spiritual leaders, and everyone working in service of life. Join us in exploring and responding to the complex nature of our times.

Workshop Facilitators 

Molly Young Brown, M.A., M.Div.

Molly lives in Mt Shasta, CA with her husband Jim.  In her work as a writer, workshop facilitator, and life coach, she draws on the Work That Reconnects, ecopsychology, psychosynthesis, and systems thinking, and specializes in working with activists. She co-authored with Joanna Macy both editions of Coming Back to Life (1998, 2014) and edits an online journal, Deep Times: A  Journal of the Work That Reconnects.  Her other publications include: Growing Whole: Self-realization for the Great Turning; Held in Love: Life Stories To Inspire Us Through Times of Change (co-editor Carolyn Treadway); and Lighting A Candle: Collected Reflections on a Spiritual Life.  To learn more go to Molly’s website 

Jolie Elan, M.S., S.D

Jolie is the Founding Director of Go Wild Institute. She is a deep ecologist, ethnobotanist, consulting botanist, and educator. She has inspired thousands of people to deepen their relationship with nature. Jolie has worked with ethnobotanical projects on four continents including restoring sacred forest groves in India and developing the herbal medicine sector in war torn Kosovo. Jolie is also a certified permaculture designer and a seasoned environmental advocate with twenty years of experience building diverse networks, especially with Indigenous groups focused on protecting sacred sites. Combining her love for the earth and spirit, Jolie completed her training as a Spiritual Director and acts as a spiritual companion for those who wish to increase their intimacy with the divine, especially through the natural world.  You can learn more about her here

Class Details :

Location: Five-part webinar series. Details provided upon registration. 

Dates: Wednesday Evenings 7-9 PM PDT March 22, 29, May 6, 13 and 20.

Enrollment limited to 25 Participants. Sign up Early.

We offer this Workshop by Donation or Dana (the Sanskrit or Pali word for generosity)

Because we want to make this workshop available to everyone, we are offering it by donation or dana (the Sanskrit or Pali word for generosity). Your generous donation helps us continue this important work. Suggested donation $85 – $250.  


TO REGISTER Click on the Pay Now button and enter your donation. If you can’t afford a donation, you can pick the $0 amount. Your generous donation helps us continue this important work. Suggested donation $180

What people are saying about this workshop:

“One of the most amazing spiritual, emotional and intellectual experiences of my lifetime…a must for all those involved in the transformation of our world toward life affirmation.” 

Ann Aurelia López, Ph.D.

“This retreat helped me shift my inner sense of overwhelm about the dire state of the world, to one of greater possibility, belief in my ideas, and balace in how to move forward with what I want to bring forward in the world .” 

Judy Dolmatch

“This was a great experience that offered a powerful freamework and a generous invitation for us to discover and explore our own authentic and rightful place in the change that needs to happen.” 

Bob H. - M.F.T

“The long nurtured passion and vision that Molly Brown unabashedly brings to the stark honesty about ecosystem collapse is beautifully held in space of discovery, self-discovery, and practices that generate new life, new breath, and new openings for a future yearning with possibility. Jolie brought many sparks of joy and delight with her wisdom of plants, history, activism, and groundedness. A beautiful workshop 

Kennan Salinero<br /> - Executive Director REIMAGINE SCIENCE


April 22
7:00 pm
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Go Wild Institute
Molly Brown