Kindling Words West Schedule

We arrive at Whidbey Institute on Wednesday afternoon, May 3rd, settle in our rooms or cabins, take a walk, and gather for drinks before dinner.

After dinner that first night, we have a welcome and introductions, and lay out our personal goals for the week.

Thursday through Tuesday

Breakfast – oh such breakfast!

Silent retreat time to work, rest, walk, think

Lunch (can be brought back to work place)

Silent retreat time (okay to talk when you’re away from others who are working)

Cocktail hour & Spark Space Discussions – any subject is up for a gathered conversation or mini-workshop



Spark Space

Tuesday night, we gather together for Candlelight Readings, where we share a bit of what we’ve done this week.

Wednesday we pack to leave and say our goodbyes. We have both breakfast and lunch – available to go

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