• Interhelp Newsletter, July 2019

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, We open this newsletter with link to a new video of Joanna Macy, in a Q and A with Jem Bendell of Deep Adaptation Forum. I am inspired by her fresh articulation, and heartened to see that Joanna, at age 90, continues to contribute her vibrant thinking and leadership. Watch here. Interhelp’s second Community Practice […]

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  • Earth Leadership Cohort V forming!

    A fifth Earth Leadership Cohort – an immersion in the Work That Reconnects for young adults ages 18-30 – will convene this fall. The cohort will meet in September, October and again in November in western Massachusetts. The October meeting will be intergenerational, with the group joining the annual Interhelp weekend at Woolman Hill. Participants from the […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter, April 2019

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, As I write this, a flat of pansies sits outside my door, awaiting planting when the garden finally dries out enough. It’s so wet here. But nothing like in some other places: areas of Iran, Mozambique, the Midwest US. A couple of resources have helped me comprehend and think strategically about this […]

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  • New Eyes, New Vision

    Carol Harley I recently turned 60, and immediately got in line for cataract surgery. My eyesight had become much worse in the past few years. It was time. And I was fortunate to be able to sign up for multifocal lens implants, which held the promise of 20/20 vision. To a girl who has worn […]

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  • Tending and Mending the Social Web; Community Practice Day

    In this profoundly fractured world of ours, all of our Work That Reconnects efforts aim toward tending and mending the living web of all life. For the past several months, Interhelp’s “Tending and Mending the Web” Action Circle members have been focusing on the webs of human connection created and supported in our workshops and […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter November 2017

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, It’s been a rich Work That Reconnects season in our Interhelp region (northeast U.S.). Twenty-four participants joined Sarah Pirtle and Emily Koester for Mending the Web of Life in Greenfield, MA. Read about the experience below. They will offer this workshop again on February 10. Kirstin Edelglass, Anne Goodwin and Solomon Botwick-Ries (a member […]

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  • April 2017 Announcements

    Active Hope: An Introduction to the Work That Reconnects will take place in Cambridge, MA, on Saturday May 20, 9:30-4:30. This event is offered by the Boston-area Work That Reconnects Community of Practice. Complete information here.   Facilitation Deepening Weekend, August 17-20, Starseed Healing Sanctuary, Savoy, MA. Join seasoned Work That Reconnects facilitators – Sarah Pirtle, Aravinda Ananda, Joseph Rotella […]

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  • A fourth Earth Leadership Cohort is now forming!

    For many of us in the Interhelp network, it’s been a joy supporting, in various ways, these groups of young activists who come together for an immersion experience in the Work That Reconnects. “We’ve created a space where we can breathe, dance, cry, give thanks, rage, sing, and gaze in wonder. The community we formed […]

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  • January 2017 Newsletter

    This newsletter is devoted to efforts and opportunities within the Interhelp Network to support decolonizing the Work That Reconnects; in other words applying anti-oppression thinking to the Work, and refreshing and evolving the Work so that it better serves the needs of all and supports cultural change in an ever more powerful way. We begin […]

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  • December 2016 Newsletter

    Dear Interhelpers and friends, Here we are in the dark time of year. Hearing and sharing good news (as we received yesterday about DAPL) brightens us. And, in an intimate sort of way, so does sharing of our sorrows. “When we open together to the suffering around us, we become more real to each other. […]

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