Finding Your 'Invincible Summer'
Please join us...
When: Thursday, May 9th
Where: Newtown Middle School
Admission is free - seating is limited
Refreshments and light snacks from Aquarion Caterers
Sponsered by The Sandy Hook Promise
Please join us for a lovely evening with Reverend Ed Bacon, rector of All Saints Church in Pasadena CA., and Elizabeth Lesser, co-founder of Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY and author of the bestselling book, Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow.
Reverend bacon is also the author of, 8 Habits of Love - Open Your Heart, Open Your Mind. He is a progressive spokesperson on issues of faith and justice.
For more than 30 years, Elizabeth Lesser has worked with leading figures in the fields of healing - healing self and healing society.
Reverend Bacon and Elizabeth Lesser are also frequent hosts of Oprah's Soul Series.
Discussion will include thoughts on:
-The power of community
-The beauty and necessity of grieving and how our culture has placed a layer of shame over people who can't find closure within a short period of time
-Simultaneously grieving and moving on - honoring the heartbreak while seeking the "invincible summer."
This talk was inspired by the following quote from Albert Camus:
"In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay and invincible summer."