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All you Need is LOVE! With Anne O’Reilly
- A Day exploring Poetry as the Doorway to an Awakened Heart
Saturday, 15 February 2020 | 10.30 – 4.00pm
Cost: €35| Minimum 8 | Booking essential
Book online at Eventbrite: Click here
Payment by card or cash at reception desk at Margaret Aylward Centre
No previous experience of poetry is needed. Many short poems will be provided during the day.
Participants will be offered the opportunity to listen, reflect, speak and respond to poetry on the theme of LOVE. And not simply romantic love but love as relation with oneself, the other, the natural world and the divine. The workshop will provide the container to explore how poetry works in an alchemical way to transform the rawness of our lives, and become a resource for our growth as human beings. Through an exploration of the crystallisation that poetry offers participants will experience its healing potential, how it can provide an opening to new levels of awareness enabling inner shifts which help us become more embodied, grounded, responsive and loving in our daily lives.
The subject tonight is Love
And for tomorrow night as well,
As a matter of fact
I know of no better topic
For us to discuss
Until we all die.
Anne F. O’ Reilly Ph.D ~ Teacher ~ Writer ~ Mystic
Anne’s life is a commitment to serving, celebrating and cultivating the languages of the heart through poetry, mindfulness and creative writing. For almost thirty years she was a lecturer in Religious Studies and her qualifications span the fields of education, theology, spirituality, drama, literature and writing. She compliments her rich academic background with diverse trainings in spiritual development, voice, poetry by heart, sacred clowning, drama and meditation. Besides her academic writing she is also a published poet, renowned for her ability to speak poetry from the heart. Anne’s courses offer a unique and transformative path towards mindful living.
For more about Anne and her work see www.anneforeilly.com