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Seeds in the Ground: An Experiential Introduction to Christian Wisdom

Join this 6-week introductory course on Christian Wisdom, co-facilitated by Benjamin Thomas and Jonathan Steele. Through the modalities of teaching, spiritual practice, and group engagement, Benjamin and Jonathan will co-create a container for Wisdom exploring six living themes of the Western Contemplative path.

Mystery of Death: An Online Retreat via Zoom with Cynthia Bourgeault at Mepkin Abbey

In this teaching retreat based on the recently republished mystical classic by Hungarian-born Jesuit Ladisalus Boros, we will be exploring the moment of death from both a personal and a christological perspective. Following Boros’ lead, we will attempt to live our way into his challenging insight (received through mystical revelation) that “Death gives man the […]

Online Book Circle: Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening

Join us August 17 - November 16 for our online 4-month Tuesday Wisdom Practice Book Circle. We will cultivate a Wisdom way of knowing through the study of Cynthia's Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening.

Deepening Wisdom through Desert and Forest: A Virtual Wisdom Program

Through weekly recordings and optional Friday Zoom groups, this program will run from late Summer, 2021, until just before Thanksgiving, 2021. By journeying through desert and forest, the Wisdom transformation can be deepened and Wisdom can be further integrated. This program will conclude with an introduction to Wisdom Mentoring. Over the past years I have […]

The Divine Exchange

Cynthia Bourgeault is a long-time student of the Christian contemplative and Wisdom paths and is a core faculty member of the CAC and Living School. Christian Wisdom teachings have existed since the earliest days of Christianity; Cynthia teaches from that ancient perspective in ways that suit today’s world. Join Cynthia as she leads you on […]


Teilhard de Chardin: The Sphere of the Person

Cynthia Bourgeault will reflect on Teilhard’s experience of Christ as person and what this meant to his understanding of an evolutionary process that draws us with hope into the future.


Wisdom of the Spheres

Whether we speak of the Gurdjieffian atmosphere, the Gebserian aperspectival, the aura or simply the energy field around us, directly felt experience for the spherical can powerfully shift our awareness of ourselves in the world. Drawing on physically grounded awareness practices from the millenia old Taoist tradition (known primarily through tai chi and qigong) in […]

Grief Circle/Vigil of Remembrance

In light of our ongoing need to tend our grief and welcome others’ grief in these times, we offer these circles once a month. May these circles provide a place for us to hold all the forms that grief may take — personal loss of all types, planetary suffering, the deep pain of racist oppression, […]

Imaginal Wisdom School e-Course with Cynthia Bourgeault

This eCourse includes over 40 sessions filmed live during a five-day Imaginal Wisdom School with Cynthia Bourgeault at the Valle Crucis Conference Center in North Carolina August 16-21, 2020. The Course materials have been formatted and organized for easy access and use in an eCourse format, while carefully preserving the daily rhythm and structure of […]

The Wisdom Jesus Retreat

This Wisdom Retreat offers both teaching and practices on the content and themes of The Wisdom Jesus, as we travel together during these 50 thin days between Easter and Pentecost. In her book Cynthia Bourgeault describes Jesus as: “First and foremost a wisdom teacher, a person who clearly emerges out of and works within an […]

Wisdom Informed Anti-Racism Practice Circle

This monthly gathering is for those grounded in the Wisdom lineage and practices in which we seek to know God and our world with more of ourselves through the three centers of our heart, mind, and body. This experiential gathering is designed to expand our capacity to be awake to racism in ourselves and systems of […]

Wisdom Waypoints Book Discussion Zoom Group

Wisdom Way of Knowing: Reclaiming an Ancient Tradition to Awaken the Heart by Cynthia Bourgeault (2003) Once a month starting in 2020 ~ January through June Note: this class is now full. Please stay tuned for upcoming Northeast Wisdom online groups to be announced! The Wisdom way of knowing is about using our whole being […]