“SOULISTRY: ARTISTRY OF THE SOUL” NEWSLETTER
ISSUE # 1
We l co m e t o t h e fi rs t “Soulistry” Newsletter What an exc iting jo urney I’ve been on wi th “Soulistry: Ar tistry of the Soul!” Barely six months o ld, there’s an almost-full slate of Fall workshop/retreat locations already booked incl uding: Painter’s Lodge, S eptemb er 8-11; Coast Collective, September 26; Sha wnigan Lake Community Cent re October 24; Island Blue October 31st. How about co ming to one or more of these... or inviting a friend to join you? Each workshop/ retreat will be a spiritually -enri ching and play-filled experience where you’ ll discover joy, bl essing and deligh t i n b ecomi ng a Creative Spirituality Ar tist! For more information, send me an emai l or h ave a look at the “Soulistry: Ar tistry of th e Soul” w ebsite. continued on page 2
MYSTERY … What is there about sunsets that appeal to the soul? Could it be the wonder of the intermingling light and dark night’s promise for a new day? Mystery.
Nam aste. Shalom. Blessings to you this day. June
HOPE … A white rose, gently opening to the first rays of morning light invites attention to the soul. Hope. (all photos: June Maffin)
LIFE … As the mist slowly dissipates, a boat is revealed, waiting for passengers to embark on a journey to new places and experiences just as dawn signals the unfolding of the gift of a new day. Life.
UP D A T E
Experience the connection between your creativity and spirituality!
FIVE DAY WORKSHOP AT SORRENTO RETREAT & CONFERENCE CENTRE HAS ENDED AND NOW ...
“Soulistry” is going to many venueseach with its own dis tinctive and unique setting.
And now, a new group of CSA’s (Creative Spirituality “Soulistry: Artistry of the Soul”
Artists) are consciously
seeks to nurture people in their
connecting their art & soul, integrating their creative
spiritual journey through
gifts and spirituality into
workshops & retreats connecting their daily lives. creativity and spirituality.
Participants have returned home wondering “Where can I make space for my art
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2010. For more information or to book a Soulistry Workshop/Retreat for your conference/group contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Come and join us for a “Soulistry” week in Mexico, Dec. 7 -12, 2009 filled with
less intense about life” … “follow my passion” …
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Each will be a unique experience and whether you are a fir st-time “Soulistry” participan t (or have been at more than one So ulistry workshop/retreat), Cr eative Spirituality Journalin g, easy, handson-no-experience-need ed artistic expressions will be ex perienced and the creative spirit tha t encouraged and nurtured.
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Retreats/Workshops on Mexico in 2009 and to Italy
Consider a “Soulistry” art break this Fall at Painter’s Lodg e in Campbell River, Coast Collective at Esquimalt; Island Blue in Victor ia, BC; or how about a holiday week in Mexico in December 2009 ... or in Italy or Prague in September 2010!
“experience each moment of lived and celebrated” …
* creative exploration
“make time to play” are
* artistic expression
becoming lifestyle choices for
* spiritual renewal
the new CSA’s.
* scuba diving, sunbathing, shopping
Truly it was a special time of creating artistic soul-space within each of us.
experiencing Mexican culture in unique ways and more!
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