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Grief and the Holidays

December 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Your Facilitators 
Charlene Ray,  MSW, LICSW,  is a soul‐wisdom  guide, spiritual  mentor, and teacher. She gently guides seekers on a quest to  discover their authentic self and  listen to the call of their soul.

Mark Lucero,  LMHC, is a grief  specialist,  transitions coach,  artist, and poet.  As the founder of Pathways Counseling,  Mark offers gentle companioning through the wilderness of grief and honors the truth that every person’s experience of grief is unique.

Offered on two upcoming dates: November 18, 2017 and December 16, 2017

We are excited to bring this  program to you, and trust that it  will be a doorway into your soul  and a pathway to finding hope  and healing.

The Holiday Season can be a very challenging and painful time when you are grieving. Join us for this one-day retreat where we’ll explore healing strategies for coping with grief during the holidays.

During this one-day retreat, you’ll experience grief education, powerful poetry to help you access your feelings and emotions, time in nature, and time for sharing and support. You will be guided through ten touchstones for understanding your grief along with transformational poetry that will take you on a journey of inner exploration and discovery.

Nature and silence are also woven into our time together. Throughout the day you will experience the touchstones more deeply through ceremony, solo reflection time, and sharing.

The cost for the one‐day retreat is $125, which includes program materials, lunch, and the book Understanding Your Grief by Dr. Alan Wolfelt.

A deposit of $50 is required with registration. Some reduced‐ fee scholarships are available.

For more information and to register, contact Charlene Ray at 360‐320‐4443 or soulwisdomguide@gmail.comm or Mark Lucero at 360‐320‐1898 or wemakethepath@gmail.com.


Learn more at www.charleneray.com. 


December 16, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Charlene Ray