• 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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  • Summer 2016 Newsletter

    Dear Interhelpers and Friends, First of all, I want to thank each of you for your work toward a sane and peaceful world. In recognition of the unceasing efforts made by so many, the theme for this year’s Interhelp Gathering will be “Holding Each Other in the Great Turning.” We will offer a space to […]

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  • Dunk, Dunk, Brew

    Carol Harley As I paddle through summer heat and humidity, the freshness of April’s workshop continues to reverberate. I cherish the people who showed up! (see Facebook pictures here) and the work we did together as part of the At The Crossroads of Environmental and Social Justice five-day immersion in the Work That Reconnects. I loved the leadership […]

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  • Facilitation Deepening

    Upcoming in September: The Interhelp Facilitator Development and Deepening Action Circle is offering an opportunity to attend Joanna Macy’s five-day program at Rowe Camp and Conference Center, with meetings on site prior to and following the program. Work That Reconnects Facilitation Deepening with “World as Lover, World as Self”: The Theory and Practice of the Work that […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter, April 2016

    Dear Interhelpers and Friends, It’s been a busy few months. Some of us have “danced the Spiral” or “sung the Spiral”; some have met with support groups and Communities of Practice; and others have helped to launch the online publication Deep Times: A Journal of the Work That Reconnects. Over the years I have published […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter, January 31, 2016

    Dear Interhelpers and Friends, January’s Interhelp Day of Conversation was everything we could have hoped for and more. The morning’s journey through the Spiral set us up well for a focused and productive afternoon. See details below. Out of this day together arose a desire improve our ability to network with each other. In support […]

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  • On Not Knowing

    by Michael Rice It was an hour-and-a-half before sunset on a mild Fall afternoon.  I was heading down a moderate hillside on a lumber road from the top of Woolman Hill in Deerfield, Massachusetts, in an easterly direction.  At the near horizon was another ridge, covered with trees up the entire slope of that ridge.  […]

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  • Interhelp Newsletter, November 29, 2015

    Dear Interhelpers and Friends, This year’s Gathering seemed especially full and wonderful (speaking for myself, and for many who provided feedback to Interhelp Council). Read a bit about it below, along with reflective pieces that grew out of the event. Other contributions below include pieces about the Earth Leadership Cohorts’ reunion, held prior to Gathering, […]

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  • The Little Door–A Gathering Reflection

    Michael Rice The meeting house at Woolman Hill in Deerfield, Massachusetts, is an ancient historical structure brought to this Quaker Conference Center from its original location in North Dartmouth, where it had served as the Quaker Meeting House for two centuries but had lost its congregants some decades ago. In order to preserve this historical […]

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