• An Evening of Nurturing Spirit @ 6:00 PM EDT (ON, CAN) Breath-Out with Elisha

    "Breath-Out" with Elisha

    Go back in time and think about when you were a kid... Some of us were put in "Time Out" for being disruptive...This was a punishment. Now as an adult, 10 minutes of quiet, alone time? Are you kidding? That sounds like a mini vacation!

    I will be guiding you through a brief but powerful process of meditation, breathing and journaling.

    There will be an opportunity (for those that choose) to briefly share in an Open and Safe space about your experience.

    You will walk away with at least 2 new, 3-minute meditations that can be used to reset your "system" when you find yourself rushing through life… dearly missing the "time-out" of childhood... So let us instead take a much needed "Breath-Out".

    Elisha was born in Claremont, NH and moved to Phoenix, AZ to go to ASU then decided to stay. She is a Body and Emotion Code Practitioner, Certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher, and 3- Minute Start Facilitator. She loves teaching all she has learned in the realm of woo-woo from healing herself of Rheumatoid Arthritis. She currently lives with her partner in life, Tank and his 3 amazing kids and 2 granddaughters. She owns bee the GLOW and High + Far with Tank where they help spiritually minded, entrepreneurial women who are at a crossroads to make a massive decision in their life who want to be able to clear the mental clutter while feeling confident in the decisions they do make.

    Facebook @beetheglow
    www.beetheglow.com

    SESSION FORMAT
    - Welcome and Introductions
    - Opening Meditation
    - Guest Speaker followed by Q&A
    - Closing Meditation

    Join an inspiring and informational conversation with others who are going through the same emotions as you, and who crave the same uplifting support. Feel free to bring along your questions too.

    You will hear experts in mental health, nutrition, essential oils, yoga, physiotherapy, meditation, dream analysis and more.

    DATE/TIME: Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM Eastern Time (Ontario, Canada)

    ZOOM ONLINE: From the comfort of your own space, follow the link to the right under "Online event" (after clicking "Attend") to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC. ===============>>>

    NOTE: For the best experience, please be sure you have the latest version of ZOOM by checking here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-up

    NOTE: The RSVPs here only represent some who might attend.

    CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing authentic conversation, nurturing meaningful activities, promoting holistic wellness practices, and fostering compassionate action. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

    As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity working to bring community together through like-minded interests, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any financial support. Tax receipts are provided.

    CREDIT CARD: http://donations.creatingconnection.ca
    E-TRANSFER: [masked]

    You can also visit our PRODUCTS 4 PURPOSE online store (http://www.products4purpose.ca) and make a purchase that benefits our meaningful partner organizations, gifted artisans and local operations.

    Or support us by shopping on Amazon with this link: https://amzn.to/3gpHjo9

    Your kind generosity is gratefully appreciated!

    Website: http://www.creatingconnection.ca
    Facebook: http://facebook.creatingconnection.ca
    YouTube: http://youtube.creatingconnection.ca
    Instagram: http://instagram.creatingconnection.ca
    Twitter: http://twitter.creatingconnection.ca
    Meetup: http://meetup.creatingconnection.ca
    Eventbrite: http://eventbrite.creatingconnection.ca
    Retreats: https://www.connectionretreat.com

  • Intermediate Watercolour - Guided Art Class - Thursdays @ 1 PM ET (ON, CAN)

    "When you can't go outside, go inside" and find a little distraction from the everyday with this on-line art class featuring intermediate level watercolour techniques.

    Bring your curiosity to a meaningful activity that includes a mixture of stimulation, reflection, thought provocation, peaceful calm, relaxation and mindfulness.

    Your guide will be Cathy Wild, who began painting as therapy in April 2016 after her own journey of self-discovery following brain surgery.

    Cathy is excited to volunteer her time in helping others paint while continuing her own recovery. May you find yourself inspired by the giftedness that emerges through your creations.

    Since the beginning of the pandemic in April 2020, Cathy has taught her level 1 watercolour class to students on-line every Tuesday, a community that has grown to nearly 100 artists any given week.

    Many folks are now ready to take their skills up a notch and this class is an opportunity to develop new skills at an intermediate level and style.

    Examples of some techniques that will be covered include a Salt Process, Negative Painting, and layering, to name a few.

    MATERIALS NEEDED
    - Watercolor paper for watercolours, preferably 140 lb. This can be Canson’s from Walmart or wherever you are able to order or pick up supplies.
    - Pencil, painters tape, backer board (to tape art paper/canvas to), paper towel, brushes (Curry’s #0, #3 & #6), water dish, paper towel, 2nd water dish (for rinsing brushes), access to computer or tablet with a camera to see and follow the demonstration.

    These classes are geared to an intermediate level of skill and experience. All are welcome to give it a try.

    You can check out videos of past workshops, view pictures of finished pieces and follow updates at http://watercolour.creatingconnection.ca or visit our YouTube channel at http://watercolourtv.creatingconnection.ca

    DATE/TIME: Thursdays @ 1:00 PM Eastern Time (Ontario, Canada)

    ZOOM ONLINE: From the comfort of your own space, click the link under "Online event" to the right (after you've RSVP'd) to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC.

    CLOSED CAPTIONING: Live Transcription will be available for this meeting. Learn more here https://tinyurl.com/4ebyn2ht

    NOTE: For the best experience, please be sure you have the latest version of ZOOM by checking here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-up

    DIAL-IN AUDIO: Can't do video? Just dial-in from your home/cell phone and punch in the meeting ID number provided in your confirmation email. Find your local number here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-dial
    (*long distance charges may apply).

    Be sure to sign in a few minutes early as class will start promptly on the hour. Hope to see you there.

    NOTE: The RSVPs here represent only some who may attend

    CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing authentic conversation, nurturing meaningful activities, promoting holistic wellness practices, and fostering compassionate action. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

    As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity working to bring community together through like-minded interests, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any financial support. Tax receipts are provided.

    CREDIT CARD: http://donations.creatingconnection.ca
    E-TRANSFER: [masked]

    You can also visit our PRODUCTS 4 PURPOSE online store (http://www.products4purpose.ca) and make a purchase that benefits our meaningful partner organizations, gifted artisans and local operations.

    Or support us by shopping on Amazon with this link: https://amzn.to/3gpHjo9

    Thank you for your kind generosity.

    Website: http://www.creatingconnection.ca
    Facebook: http://facebook.creatingconnection.ca
    YouTube: http://youtube.creatingconnection.ca
    Instagram: http://instagram.creatingconnection.ca
    Twitter: http://twitter.creatingconnection.ca
    Meetup: http://meetup.creatingconnection.ca
    Eventbrite: http://eventbrite.creatingconnection.ca
    Retreats: https://www.connectionretreat.com

  • Coffee & Meaningful Conversation @ 1:30 PM EDT (CAN/US) "Music"

    This week’s topic is Music

    What is your favourite music to listen to?
    Did you learn to play anything in school?
    Did you take lessons at home?
    What would you like to learn to play if you had the time?
    Have you ever written a song or thought about writing songs?

    You are warmly invited into meaningful discussion with others while exploring some deeper perspectives along the way.

    Creating Connection West (Vancouver) hosts this safe, casual, inclusive, and accepting online group, where dialogue is encouraged over debate, and each person is encouraged to share openly from their own diverse understandings and experiences.

    Folks in this group enjoy going beyond small talk, reflecting both inward and outward, helping build pathways for more peace and understanding in the world... and your voice matters! Diverse perspectives, beliefs (or creeds) are most welcome.

    Whether to discover yourself amidst a community on a common journey or to find meaning among new friends, there is room at the table for you.

    SESSION FORMAT
    - Introductions
    - Overview of discussion etiquette
    - Ice Breaker topic - a light topic to get us warmed up
    - Featured topic - each person is invited to take a turn sharing as the group holds space open for thought and active listening.
    - Visiting and back and forth questions.

    WHEN: Weekly on Thursdays at 1:30 PM Eastern Time (Ontario, Canada)

    ZOOM ONLINE: Follow the link to the right to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC from the comfort of your own space. ===>>>

    NOTE: For the best experience, please be sure you have the latest version of ZOOM by checking here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-up

    DIAL-IN AUDIO: Can't do video? Just dial-in from your home/cell phone and punch in the meeting ID number.

    PHONE: *[masked] (Toronto and area)
    *Long distance charges may apply

    OUTSIDE ONTARIO: Find your local number here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-dial

    MEETING ID: (see 9 digits in link to the right under "Online event")

    NOTE: The RSVPs here represent only some who may attend.

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    CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing authentic conversation, nurturing meaningful activities, promoting holistic wellness practices, and fostering compassionate action.

    People of every walk of life, culture, faith and tradition, participate together in multi-faceted ways, expressing the inspirations, aspirations, wisdom, practices, and blessing of all, realizing that dialogue is enriched by individuals with different backgrounds and experiences - and even contrary viewpoints.

    By creatively embodying guiding principles that transcend fixed rules and conventions - and how they apply in our lives - people are better able to graciously and intentionally engage with one another in discovering purpose and belonging, thus establishing profound relationships of trust. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

    As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any financial contributions to our ongoing efforts. Tax receipts are provided.

    CREDIT CARD: http://donations.creatingconnection.ca
    E-TRANSFER: [masked]

    You can also visit our PRODUCTS FOR PURPOSE online store (http://www.products4purpose.ca) to make a purchase that will benefit our partner organizations, gifted artisans and local operations.

    Thank you for your support!

    Email: [masked]
    Website: https://www.creatingconnection.ca
    Facebook: http://facebook.creatingconnection.ca
    YouTube: http://youtube.creatingconnection.ca
    Instagram: http://instagram.creatingconnection.ca
    Twitter: http://twitter.creatingconnection.ca
    Eventbrite: http://eventbrite.creatingconnection.ca
    Retreats: https://www.connectionretreat.com

  • Conversation Café & Meaningful Dialogue @ 7 PM

    Online event

    From the comfort of your own space, you are warmly invited into dialogue with others and to discussing different topics each week while exploring some deeper questions along the way.

    In this safe, inclusive, casual, and accepting environment, dialogue is encouraged over debate as each person has opportunity to share from their own diverse perspectives and experiences.

    Folks in this group enjoy going beyond small talk, reflecting both inward and outward, helping build pathways for more peace and understanding in the world... and your voice matters! Diverse perspectives, beliefs (or creeds) are most welcome.

    Whether to discover yourself amidst a community on a common journey or to find meaning among new friends, there is room at the table for you.

    Hope to see you there!

    DATE/TIME: Weekly on the Fridays @ 7:00 PM EST (Ontario, Canada)

    ZOOM ONLINE: Follow the link to the right to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC from the comfort of your own space. ===>>>

    NOTE: For the best experience, please be sure you have the latest version of ZOOM by checking here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-up

    DIAL-IN AUDIO: Can't do video? Just dial-in from your home/cell phone and punch in the meeting ID number.

    PHONE: *[masked] (Toronto and area)
    *Long distance charges may apply

    OUTSIDE ONTARIO: Find your local number here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-dial

    MEETING ID: (see 9 digits in link to the right under "Online event")

    NOTE: The RSVPs here represent only some who may attend.

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    CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing authentic conversation, nurturing meaningful activities, promoting holistic wellness practices, and fostering compassionate action.

    For more information contact [masked] or to find a connection group near you visit www.creatingconnection.info.
    As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any financial contributions to our ongoing efforts. Tax receipts are provided.

    CREDIT CARD: http://donations.creatingconnection.ca
    E-TRANSFER: [masked]

    You can also visit our PRODUCTS FOR PURPOSE online store (http://www.products4purpose.ca) to make a purchase that will benefit our partner organizations, gifted artisans and local operations.

    Thank you for your support!

    Website: http://www.creatingconnection.ca
    Facebook: http://facebook.creatingconnection.ca
    YouTube: http://youtube.creatingconnection.ca
    Instagram: http://instagram.creatingconnection.ca
    Twitter: http://twitter.creatingconnection.ca
    Meetup: http://meetup.creatingconnection.ca
    Eventbrite: http://eventbrite.creatingconnection.ca
    Retreats: https://www.connectionretreat.com

  • Vinyasa Yoga Flow @ 8 PM

    Online event

    Create space in your week for some “you time” - Get out of your head and into your body!

    You are invited to attend our weekly Vinyasa Yoga Flow with Danica Beth, our certified instructor, and connect live with her on-line from the comfort of your own space.

    In this class you will coordinate movement with breath to flow from one pose to the next (e.g. from Chaturanga to Upward-Facing Dog to Downward-Facing Dog, etc.​)​

    Whether you are new to yoga or a seasoned yogi, all skill and experience levels are welcome and accommodated. Please consider having a water bottle on hand and, if interested, a notebook and pen to journal some reflective notes in.

    Don't forget to connect 10-15 minutes ahead of time to check your set-up and sound levels (but please be aware the session may be locked at 8:40 pm for security reasons).

    We can't wait to share in this practice with you!

    DATE/TIME: Weekly on the Mondays @ 8:00 PM EST (CAN/US)

    ZOOM ONLINE: From the comfort of your own space, click the link under "Online event" to the right (after you've RSVP'd) to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC.

    DIAL-IN AUDIO: Can't do video? Just dial-in from your home/cell phone and punch in the meeting ID number.

    Phone:[masked] (Toronto and area)

    Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/koqvNHHWU

    Meeting ID: (see 9 digits in link to the right under "Online event")

    Hope to see you there.

    NOTE: The RSVPs here represent only a partial list of attendees as this event is advertised in many different places.

    CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing in authentic conversation, promoting meaningful activities and fostering holistic wellness practices.

    People of every walk of life, culture, faith or tradition, participate in a myriad of connection groups, forming meaningful community within the reality of this welcomed diversity. As a result of this inclusive outlook, these communities are multi-faceted - expressing the inspirations, aspirations, wisdom, practices and blessing of all.

    By embodying the principle of unity in diversity, we discover that dialogue is enriched by individuals with different backgrounds and experiences - and even by viewpoints which are contrary. By building relationships of trust, we can facilitate inner peace and meaningful conversations in our inclusive communities. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

    As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity working to bring community together through like-minded interests, if you would like to support our ongoing efforts, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any contributions made through this link - https://creating-connection-canada.square.site/#MxlQIS. Tax receipts are provided.

    You can also visit our PRODUCTS FOR PURPOSE online store (http://www.products4purpose.ca) and make a purchase that benefits our meaningful partner organizations, gifted artisans and local operations. Your support is gratefully appreciated!

    Website: https://www.creatingconnection.ca/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/creatingconnectioncanada/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creatingconnexion/

  • Guided Watercolour Art Class @ 1:00 PM EDT (Ontario, Canada)

    "When you can't go outside, go inside" and find a little distraction from the everyday with this on-line art class featuring beginner level watercolour techniques.

    Bring your curiosity to a meaningful activity that includes a mixture of stimulation, reflection, thought provocation, peaceful calm, relaxation and mindfulness.

    Your guide will be Cathy Wild, who began painting as therapy in April 2016 after her own journey of self-discovery following brain surgery.

    Cathy is excited to volunteer her time in helping others paint while continuing her own recovery. May you find yourself inspired by the giftedness that emerges through your creations.

    For the purpose and timing of this class, we will focus on a watercolour art piece but feel free to use whatever tools you have in your art bag.

    MATERIALS NEEDED
    - Watercolor paper for watercolours, preferably 140 lb. This can be Canson’s from Walmart or wherever you are able to order or pick up supplies.
    - Pencil, painters tape, backer board (to tape art paper/canvas to), paper towel, brushes (Curry’s #0, #3 & #6), water dish, paper towel, 2nd water dish (for rinsing brushes), access to computer or tablet with a camera to see and follow the demonstration.

    You can check out videos of past workshops, view pictures of finished pieces and follow updates at:
    http://watercolour.creatingconnection.ca

    Or visit our YouTube channel at:
    http://watercolourtv.creatingconnection.ca

    DATE/TIME: Tuesdays @ 1:00 PM Eastern Time (Ontario, Canada)

    ZOOM ONLINE: From the comfort of your own space, click the link under "Online event" to the right (after you've RSVP'd) to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC.

    CLOSED CAPTIONING: Live Transcription will be available for this meeting. Learn more here https://tinyurl.com/4ebyn2ht

    NOTE: For the best experience, please be sure you have the latest version of ZOOM by checking here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-up

    DIAL-IN AUDIO: Can't do video? Just dial-in from your home/cell phone and punch in the meeting ID number provided in your confirmation email. Find your local number here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-dial
    (*long distance charges may apply).

    Be sure to sign in a few minutes early as class will start promptly on the hour. Hope to see you there.

    NOTE: The RSVPs here represent only some who may attend

    CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing authentic conversation, nurturing meaningful activities, promoting holistic wellness practices, and fostering compassionate action. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

    As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity working to bring community together through like-minded interests, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any financial support. Tax receipts are provided.

    CREDIT CARD: http://donations.creatingconnection.ca
    E-TRANSFER: [masked]

    You can also visit our PRODUCTS 4 PURPOSE online store (http://www.products4purpose.ca) and make a purchase that benefits our meaningful partner organizations, gifted artisans and local operations.

    Or support us by shopping on Amazon with this link:
    https://amzn.to/3gpHjo9

    Your kind generosity is gratefully appreciated!

    Website: http://www.creatingconnection.ca
    Facebook: http://facebook.creatingconnection.ca
    YouTube: http://youtube.creatingconnection.ca
    Instagram: http://instagram.creatingconnection.ca
    Twitter: http://twitter.creatingconnection.ca
    Meetup: http://meetup.creatingconnection.ca
    Eventbrite: http://eventbrite.creatingconnection.ca
    Retreats: https://www.connectionretreat.com

  • Seekers Circle - Bi-weekly Tuesdays @ 7 PM EDT (CAN/US)

    You are invited to explore spiritual topics in an evening of open and casual discussion about all aspects of spirituality. The night will flow wherever people want to go with their perspectives and questions.

    Check out Awakening Spirituality website for scheduled topics and bring all your questions. (https://awakeningspirituality.ca/seekers-circle)

    Facilitated by Tina Heathers. Tina loved growing up in a traditional Christian church until it was time to let go of church and develop her attraction to energy healing and meditation. With increased intuition and emotional sensitivity, she also discovered the great peace that comes with solitude and silence. Tina loves to talk about inner peace, spiritual healing, meditation, the metaphysics of personal reality, card readings, A Course in Miracles, Goddess and the Divine feminine.

    RULES OF PLAY

    - Openly share your thoughts and perspective
    - Accept that others will have different thoughts
    - Watch for your own internal resistance to ideas that are different than yours
    - Self reflect on how your mind prefers your own opinion
    - Practice listening without judgment of right or wrong
    - Have fun and help to create a supportive and accepting environment

    Presented by AWAKENING SPIRITUALITY, a safe, supportive space to deepen connection to Source, self and all, while seeking to become a bridge of peace and oneness across a diversity of faith and spirituality.

    Find out more...
    Website: www.awakeningspirituality.ca
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/awakeningspirituality.ca/

    DATE/TIME: Every second Tuesday @ 7:00 PM EST (CAN/US)

    ZOOM ONLINE: From the comfort of your own space, click the link under "Online event" to the right (after you've RSVPed) to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC.

    DIAL-IN AUDIO: Can't do video? Just dial-in from your home/cell phone and punch in the meeting ID number.

    Phone: *[masked] (local to Toronto and area)
    *Long distance charges may apply

    Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/koqvNHHWU

    Meeting ID: (see 9 digits in link to the right under "Online event")

    NOTE: The RSVPs here represent only some folks who may join since this event is advertised across multiple media platforms.

    CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing in authentic conversation, promoting meaningful activities and fostering holistic wellness practices.

    We uphold that by creatively embodying guiding principles that transcend fixed rules and conventions and how they apply in our lives, we are better able to graciously and intentionally participate with one another in community.

    By embodying the principle of unity in diversity, we discover that dialogue is enriched by individuals with different backgrounds and experiences - and even by viewpoints which are contrary. By building relationships of trust, we can facilitate inner peace and meaningful conversations in our inclusive communities. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

    As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity working to bring community together through like-minded interests, if you would like to support our ongoing efforts, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any contributions made through this link
    https://creating-connection-canada.square.site/#MxlQIS. Tax receipts are provided.

    You can also visit our PRODUCTS FOR PURPOSE online store (http://www.products4purpose.ca) and make a purchase that benefits our meaningful partner organizations, gifted artisans and local operations. Your support is gratefully appreciated!

    Website: https://www.creatingconnection.ca/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/creatingconnectioncanada/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com

  • An Evening of Nurturing Spirit @ 6:00 PM EDT Floor & Chair Moves to Release Pain

    BASIC FLOOR & CHAIR MOVES TO RELEASE PAIN
    Most of us are sitting on a chair throughout the day, on our computers, reading, eating, watching a movie, sewing and so much more!

    We often do not notice that our breath is shallow, our necks are tight (from our heads leaning too far forward with a clenched jaw), our lower back is stiff, and our shoulders are aching, all creating more pain in our bodies.

    LET'S LOOSEN UP and learn and re-learn some Basic Moves!

    On the Chair, we will experience basic breath reminders, stretching exercises, ways to release the shoulders, reminders to release our jaw.

    We will then slide off our chair and go back in time to the 5 BASIC MOVES we did as babies!! What was the first thing we did as a baby? Roll on to our stomachs and look around for what we "want" -- pushing hands on the floor -- then we used our hands to pull ourselves along the floor -- after that, we began crawling and eventually standing on to our two feet and walking!

    These 5 stages are fantastic quick moves you can do in between all that chair work! Only takes a moment to slide off your chair! And it's EASY AND FUN!

    Rhonda brings years of experience in many Modalities of Healing, Meditation, Movement Therapy and Emotional Wisdom. As a Global Nomad living overseas most of her life, Rhonda has learned to understand that we are all “same-same, but different” in the Oneness of who we are. She sees life from a broader perspective and has learned to “witness” the emotional body as well as nurture our physical, mental, and spiritual selves in many unique ways.

    Rhonda has experienced many forms of Healing Modalities such as: Healing Massage, Energy Healing (Studied Barbara Brennan and Donna Eden, Certified in Reiki, Quantum Touch, Language of Light, and experienced the Reconnection and more), Breathwork, Raindrop Therapy, Intuitive Astrology and has taught Intuitive Development classes. She has studied many forms of physical movement her entire life from Sports, Triathlons and Personal Fitness Training to Tai Chi, Yoga, Nia Technique to her own alivEmotion and believes physically moving is important in the mental and emotional balance. Rhonda owned The Movement Center in Thailand where she hosted many International Therapists. She also worked and trained at top spa/healing facilities in Thailand, UK, Russia, Singapore, US, and Canada.

    www.RhondaAnnClarke.com

    SESSION FORMAT
    - Welcome and Introductions
    - Opening Meditation
    - Guest Speaker followed by Q&A
    - Closing Meditation

    Join an inspiring and informational conversation with others who are going through the same emotions as you, and who crave the same uplifting support. Feel free to bring along your questions too.

    You will hear experts in mental health, nutrition, essential oils, yoga, physiotherapy, meditation, dream analysis and more.

    DATE/TIME: Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM Eastern Time (Ontario, Canada)

    ZOOM ONLINE: From the comfort of your own space, follow the link to the right under "Online event" (after clicking "Attend") to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC. ===============>>>

    NOTE: For the best experience, please be sure you have the latest version of ZOOM by checking here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-up

    NOTE: The RSVPs here only represent some who might attend.

    CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing authentic conversation, nurturing meaningful activities, promoting holistic wellness practices, and fostering compassionate action. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

    As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity working to bring community together through like-minded interests, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any financial support. Tax receipts are provided.

    CREDIT CARD: http://donations.creatingconnection.ca
    E-TRANSFER: [masked]

  • A Course in Miracles Discussion Group @ 7:00 PM EST (CAN/US)

    Would you like to feel peaceful even in difficult circumstances? Would you like to feel more connected to your Source?

    In this online discussion we delve into how A Course in Miracles can enhance our spiritual journey and teach us peace in the midst of chaos.

    ABOUT A COURSE IN MIRACLES
    “It..aims...at removing the blocks to the awareness of love's presence, which is your natural inheritance. The opposite of love is fear, but what is all encompassing can have no opposite.

    This Course can therefore be summed up very simply in this way:
    Nothing real can be threatened.
    Nothing unreal exists.
    Herein lies the peace of God.” (T-In.1:7-8,2:1-4)

    A Course In Miracles (ACIM) is a unique spiritual self-study program designed to awaken us to the truth of our oneness with God and Love. It teaches that the way to universal love and peace—or remembering God—is by undoing guilt through forgiving others.

    The Course thus focuses on the healing of relationships and making them holy. ACIM also emphasizes that it is but one version of the universal curriculum, of which there are “many thousands.”

    The language of the Course is of traditional Christianity while it expresses a non-sectarian, non-denominational spirituality. ACIM is a universal spiritual teaching, not a religion.

    Access course material here: https://acim.org/workbook-lessons-overview/workbook-table-of-contents/

    Hosted by AWAKENING SPIRITUALITY, an online community of seekers interested in personal development and spiritual exploration. www.awakeningspirituality.ca.

    DATE: Three times per month
    Every First Wednesday @ 7 pm EST (CAN/US) Facilitator: Tina H.
    (view 1 minute video for description https://youtu.be/dta_qECsXFs)
    Every Second Monday @ 3 pm EST (CAN/US) Facilitator: Johan K.
    Every Fourth Monday @ 3 pm EST (CAN/US) Facilitator: Dan M.

    ZOOM ONLINE: From the comfort of your own space, click the link under "Online event" to the right (after you've RSVPed) to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC. ===============>>>>

    NOTE: For the best experience, please be sure you have the latest version of ZOOM by checking here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-up

    DIAL-IN AUDIO: Can't do video? Just dial-in from your home/cell phone and punch in the meeting ID number.

    Phone: *[masked] (Toronto and area)
    *Long distance charges may apply

    Outside Ontario: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/koqvNHHWU

    Meeting ID: (see 9 digits in link to the right under "Online event")

    NOTE: The RSVPs here represent only some folks who may join since this event is advertised across multiple media platforms.

    CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing in authentic conversation, promoting meaningful activities and fostering holistic wellness practices.

    People of every walk of life, culture, faith or tradition, participate in a myriad of connection groups, forming meaningful community within this diversity. As a result, these communities are multi-faceted - expressing the inspirations, aspirations, wisdom, practices and blessing of all. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

    As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity working to bring community together through like-minded interests, if you would like to support our ongoing efforts, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any contributions made through this link - https://creating-connection-canada.square.site/#MxlQIS. Tax receipts are provided.

    You can also visit our PRODUCTS FOR PURPOSE online store (http://www.products4purpose.ca) and make a purchase that benefits our meaningful partner organizations, gifted artisans and local operations. Your support is gratefully appreciated!

    Website: https://www.creatingconnection.ca/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/creatingconnectioncanada/
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  • Intermediate Watercolour - Guided Art Class - Thursdays @ 1 PM ET (ON, CAN)

    "When you can't go outside, go inside" and find a little distraction from the everyday with this on-line art class featuring intermediate level watercolour techniques.

    Bring your curiosity to a meaningful activity that includes a mixture of stimulation, reflection, thought provocation, peaceful calm, relaxation and mindfulness.

    Your guide will be Cathy Wild, who began painting as therapy in April 2016 after her own journey of self-discovery following brain surgery.

    Cathy is excited to volunteer her time in helping others paint while continuing her own recovery. May you find yourself inspired by the giftedness that emerges through your creations.

    Since the beginning of the pandemic in April 2020, Cathy has taught her level 1 watercolour class to students on-line every Tuesday, a community that has grown to nearly 100 artists any given week.

    Many folks are now ready to take their skills up a notch and this class is an opportunity to develop new skills at an intermediate level and style.

    Examples of some techniques that will be covered include a Salt Process, Negative Painting, and layering, to name a few.

    MATERIALS NEEDED
    - Watercolor paper for watercolours, preferably 140 lb. This can be Canson’s from Walmart or wherever you are able to order or pick up supplies.
    - Pencil, painters tape, backer board (to tape art paper/canvas to), paper towel, brushes (Curry’s #0, #3 & #6), water dish, paper towel, 2nd water dish (for rinsing brushes), access to computer or tablet with a camera to see and follow the demonstration.

    These classes are geared to an intermediate level of skill and experience. All are welcome to give it a try.

    You can check out videos of past workshops, view pictures of finished pieces and follow updates at http://watercolour.creatingconnection.ca or visit our YouTube channel at http://watercolourtv.creatingconnection.ca

    DATE/TIME: Thursdays @ 1:00 PM Eastern Time (Ontario, Canada)

    ZOOM ONLINE: From the comfort of your own space, click the link under "Online event" to the right (after you've RSVP'd) to join the video conference on your phone, tablet or PC.

    CLOSED CAPTIONING: Live Transcription will be available for this meeting. Learn more here https://tinyurl.com/4ebyn2ht

    NOTE: For the best experience, please be sure you have the latest version of ZOOM by checking here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-up

    DIAL-IN AUDIO: Can't do video? Just dial-in from your home/cell phone and punch in the meeting ID number provided in your confirmation email. Find your local number here https://tinyurl.com/zoom-dial
    (*long distance charges may apply).

    Be sure to sign in a few minutes early as class will start promptly on the hour. Hope to see you there.

    NOTE: The RSVPs here represent only some who may attend

    CREATING CONNECTION CANADA is a network of welcoming and inclusive communities committed to sharing authentic conversation, nurturing meaningful activities, promoting holistic wellness practices, and fostering compassionate action. We are LGBTQ+ affirming.

    As a REGISTERED NON-PROFIT charity working to bring community together through like-minded interests, we welcome and gratefully appreciate any financial support. Tax receipts are provided.

    CREDIT CARD: http://donations.creatingconnection.ca
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    Or support us by shopping on Amazon with this link: https://amzn.to/3gpHjo9

    Thank you for your kind generosity.

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