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Wisdom Jesus – Wisdom Practice Book Circle

January 31 - May 30

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Wisdom Waypoints Book Practice Circle – The Wisdom Jesus

The Wisdom Jesus: Transforming Heart and Mind – A New Perspective on Christ and His Message

by Cynthia Bourgeault (2008)

LAST TUESDAY of the month, JANUARY 31–MAY 30, 2023 – Hosted by Wisdom Waypoints

In The Wisdom Jesus the angle of approach will be to see Jesus first and foremost as a wisdom teacher, a person who clearly emerges out of and works within an ancient tradition called “wisdom,” known sometimes as sophia perennis, which is in fact at the headwaters of all the great religious traditions of the world today.  It’s concerned with the transformation of the whole human being. Transformation from what to what? Well, for a starter, from our animal instincts and egocentricity into love and compassion; from a judgmental and dualistic worldview into a nondual acceptingness. This was the message that Jesus, apparently out of nowhere, came preaching and teaching, a message that was radical in its own time and remains equally radical today. (p.4)

The Wisdom Jesus

 

In this Foundational Wisdom Book Practice Circle, we will dive deeply into the gifts in The Wisdom Jesus as we intentionally cultivate Wisdom knowing through:

>    Grounding in the practices of a Wisdom Circle

>    Supportive group discussions facilitated by seasoned Wisdom practitioners, reflecting on a few chapters a month

>    Engaging all of our being through mindful attentional practices/Inner Tasks, meditation, body prayer/sacred gesture, and chant

 

WHO IS THIS WISDOM BOOK CIRCLE FOR?

This Wisdom Book Study and Practice Circle is designed for seekers who want to cultivate a deeper connection with the Wisdom tradition which lies at the headwaters of all sacred paths. As we come together in community, seeking inspiration and practices for our awakening, we will leave with a felt sense of our deepening presence and how we can be of service in the world.

NOTE: This is not a typical book discussion group, but is essentially grounded in practice with opportunities for sharing and contemplative conversation.

DATES AND TIMES:

LAST TUESDAY of the month: 1/31; 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/30

Timeslot options (all times listed are Eastern Time USA):

  • 10:00 – 11:30am ET USA
  • 1:00 – 2:30pm ET USA
  • 7:00 – 8:30pm ET USA
  • 9:00 – 10:30pm ET USA
  • 7:30 – 9:00pm NEW ZEALAND TIME (1:30am ET)

NOTE: Spaces are limited in all time slots. Click here for time converter and adjust for your selected timeslot and location.

Contribution: Suggested donation of $75.00, or any amount that is sustainable and within your means. Payment is available online by credit card or PayPal, or by mailing in a check. Thank you.

Platform: Zoom. Your group facilitators will email the Zoom link prior to first meeting. Earbuds are suggested for clarity of hearing.

Purchase Wisdom Jesus here.

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REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
Thank you for your interest. You can still sign up for The Corner of Fourth and Nondual Book Circle beginning mid-February.


 

BOOK CIRCLE DONATION:

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January 31
End:
May 30
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