THE BOOK STUDY GROUPS HAVE CLOSED ENROLLMENT FOR THIS ROUND. If you would like to be added to a wait list for the next round in fall 2019, please email email@example.com.
The Palliative Care Institute and Whatcom Hospice invite you to join a study group to explore The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully. We will meet once a month for 6 months to explore the invitations with weekly practices to use along the way.
“Frank is a pioneer in mindful care at the end of life. He embodies the wisdom and compassion he shares in these magical and compelling pages. You feel it instantly, because it is real, and it is really about you and your life.” ―Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of MBSR and author of Full Catastrophe Living and Coming to Our Senses
“I love this book and its gentle, radical, charming, wild and comforting truths about how to live and die and be. It may well be the most important book you read this year.” ―Anne Lamott, New York Times bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow
“I keep this book by my bedside. It’s the best, most true, penetrating advice I know. How to live, how to die. Written with clear, engaging prose―it’s unbeatable. Do not waste your life―get it!” ―Natalie Goldberg, author of Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home and Writing Down the Bones
The study groups will be facilitated by Sharmon Figenshaw and Joan Dever.
The opening session on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 (6:30-8:30 pm) will a include a Tele-conference call with Frank Ostaseski.
After the shared opening session, two groups will meet for five more months. One group on the first Wednesdays of the month (March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3) and one group on the third Thursdays of the month (March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18), 6:30 to 8:30pm. Indicate your preference when you register.
Registration: $85 for 6 month series. (See registration link below).
Scholarships available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org