Living From Within

Listening to the Soul

Journaling with Susan Tiberghien
Spontaneous Drawing with Patricia Elwood

Venue: Château de Bossey
Date: March 12, 2023
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fee: CHF 120 (includes lunch)

For those coming from afar, rooms are available at the Chateau de Bossey at our special conference rate, ask for the Inspired Writing Retreat.
You may choose to take some time for self reflection and /or writing by staying for a night or two at the Chateau. Enjoy the silence and surrounding beauty of the setting over looking Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc
What better way to uncover our light than through self-exploration, going within, and listening to the soul? Writing and drawing are two forms of self-expression that open channels to new aspects of ourselves, thus helping bring our inner gifts to awareness. This workshop will offer opportunities to explore our inner world through written words, images and symbols. Rest assured that the workshop will offer a non-judgmental space for inner exploration without concern about the quality of writing or drawing, just the inner journey.

"Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will also be in our troubled world."

From An Interrupted Life by Etty Hillersum

The best for your inspiration

Although the founders of the Inspired Writing Retreat have connections with the Geneva Writers Group, the Retreat is an independent event. The Retreat offers a different perspective on writing focusing on the source of inspiration and how to tap into that more effectively and in that sense builds on the GWG experience. The Geneva Writers Conference is as always the go to place to learn about the writing craft, its technical and publishing aspects.

Our Team of Inspiration

Beth Linguri

Creating the Sacred Space
Educator, psychologist and metaphysician and currently serves as the Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Living Geneva. She facilitates workshops on meditation and the creative process.

Susan Tiberghien

Journaling to the Center / Reflecting Peace
American author and teacher living in Geneva, continues to bring together
spirituality, psychology, and the arts in her work. She has written four memoirs and two writing
books, including Looking for Gold, Circling to the Center, and Writing Toward Wholeness.
For twenty-five years, she has taught at C.G. Jung Societies, Jungian Platforms, and the International
Women’s Writing Guild. Founder of the Geneva Writers Group, she is also active in International PEN, writers for justice and peace.

Patricia Elwood

Spontaneous Drawing
Jungian analyst, lecturer, seminar leader and author of Spontaneous Drawing, a Window on the Soul. “I am a traveler to the inner and outer realms. With Jung, I truly believe that our times are times of transition; the collective unconscious provides support in this era for change and reconnection to the essential. My aim is to bring people closer to the source within where they find their true orientation and sense of destiny. I invite all who are interested in raising their awareness and who are seeking to live a fuller life to join me in exploring the inner spheres in themselves

Dr. Jim Lockard

Awakening the Inner Voice
Minister, teacher, speaker, author, blogger, coach, consultant and thought leader. For twenty years, Jim served as a Spiritual Leader in the Centers for Spiritual Living in California, Florida, and Maryland. His latest book is CREATING THE BELOVED COMMUNITY: A Handbook for Spiritual Leadership.

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