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SPIRIT in ACTION ~ January 2017 Workshop "STILLNESS"­

  • Dove Wellness Institute

    141 West Patrick Street, Suite 205, Frederick, MD (map)

    39.414352 -77.413780

  • Entrance and free parking in back ~
  • "Stillness is not the absence or negation of energy, life, or movement. Stillness is dynamic.  It is unconflicted movement,  life in harmony with itself. It is skill in action."  ~E.Schiffmann

    The practice of Stillness is tremendously difficult in our media rich, always-on, over-communicated society.  Noise crowds into every empty space, leaving us spiritually, mentally, and emotionally exhausted.  

    Many of us are constantly plugged into the Internet, email and social media, leading to digital addiction and an inability to be present to the here and now of our lives.  How can we make time for solitude, silence and stillness?  What's the benefit?

    The truth is, if we can learn to sit with an increasing stillness of the body and mind as we contemplate our world's many indicators of vastness and calm, our minds gradually still, and our hearts can be filled with quiet joy, peace, and relaxation.

    *Join us at on January 17th at DoveWI with speaker Dr. Wayne Matthews for this restorative and powerful workshop as we explore the art and practice of STILLNESS.  

    Cost:  Free;  Registration and Refreshments from 6:30-7pm.                                                                                                                  


    Topics scheduled for upcoming months include:  

    *** Faith as a Life Preserver *** Your Spiritual Legacy and its Cosmic Footprint *** Faith in Action in Everyday Life *** Obstacles to Spiritual Growth *** Spiritual Fitness and Mental Health *** Passing Down your Spirituality to your Children and Grandchildren *** Modeling your Faith to Others *** Seeding and Nurturing your Spiritual Family *** Expressing your Spirituality with your Vote in Election Year 2016 ***Creating Possibility and Synchronicity *** Sacred Practices for Conscious Living ***Recreating Yourself ***

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  • Melba M.
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    Melba Matthews is a psychotherapis­t and holistic health practitioner in the Washington DC area.

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