Write Life ZOOMS – A Public Reading

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Virtual Virtual Event

A Public Reading with the Write Life Presenters and Writers!  Enjoy hearing writers read excerpts from their writings in a variety of genres—fiction, poetry, memoir, essay. This event will feature the presenters of our series (Veronika Trebesh, Kathryn Hogenson, Bruce Filson, Anne Perry, and Joyce Litoff), as well as the writers participating in the Write … Continue reading Write Life ZOOMS – A Public Reading

$25

Book Launch: Dr. Christopher Buck – Bahai Faith: The Basics: Turning Faith Into Action

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Virtual Virtual Event

DRBI is pleased to launch Dr. Christopher Buck’s newest book, Bahá’í faith – The Basics. In this one-hour online session Dr. Buck will share readings from his book and introduce the idea of the “human predicament”, the disease in the world today and the concept  of the Divine Physician in all religions. Considering the broader … Continue reading Book Launch: Dr. Christopher Buck – Bahai Faith: The Basics: Turning Faith Into Action

Free

*The Creative Process – A Tool for Individual and Collective Transformation

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Virtual Virtual Event

Where do creativity and inspiration come from?    What happens when we actualize our talents, harness our imaginations, and share with others the fruits of our creativity?   How will cultivating our interest in and love for the Arts contribute to changes in society and in our own engagement and public discourse?    What can we … Continue reading *The Creative Process – A Tool for Individual and Collective Transformation

$20

Art Series #1: Intermediate Watercolors – session 1 of 2

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Virtual Virtual Event

Intermediate Watercolors - 2  Online Sessions  Instructor: Saraiya Kanning In this 2-session journey, participants will build upon their already existing art practice through the creation of a final project. Topics covered will include wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques, color choice, and composition. Some drawing concepts will be integrated within each class, as they relate to watercolor … Continue reading Art Series #1: Intermediate Watercolors – session 1 of 2

$60

Art Series #1: Intermediate Watercolors – session 2 of 2

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Virtual Virtual Event

Intermediate Watercolors - 2  Online Sessions    Instructor: Saraiya Kanning In this 2-session journey, participants will build upon their already existing art practice through the creation of a final project. Topics covered will include wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques, color choice, and composition. Some drawing concepts will be integrated within each class, as they relate to … Continue reading Art Series #1: Intermediate Watercolors – session 2 of 2

$60

Weeds & Seeds: How to Stay Positive in the Midst of Life’s Storms

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Virtual Virtual Event

Life happens, and we cannot control it. We have learned this as we faced economic uncertainty, racial unrest, political fallout, and a global pandemic. What can you do in the face of such adversity?  You can either be a weed, speaking negatively and viewing life as hopeless, or you can be a seed, planting life with … Continue reading Weeds & Seeds: How to Stay Positive in the Midst of Life’s Storms

Free

Letting go to Grow: Overcoming Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA)

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Virtual Virtual Event

We want to control everything. From what we eat, how we travel, what job we have. Everything; however, in the past year, we realized that we truly controlled nothing, and, in a moment’s notice, everything can change. We are and always have been in a state of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA). By being … Continue reading Letting go to Grow: Overcoming Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA)

$40

Write Life Zooms: The Personal Reflection Piece – Session One of Four: Writing for Inclusion and Diversity

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Virtual Virtual Event

Man writing in book while studying at park If you would welcome the opportunity to write down your thoughts on a passage from the Bahá’í Writings, you would enjoy experimenting with the Personal Reflection Piece. A new kind of personal essay that combines meditation on the Writings with creative expression in a prose shaped by … Continue reading Write Life Zooms: The Personal Reflection Piece – Session One of Four: Writing for Inclusion and Diversity

$25

Write Life Zooms: Indigenous Storytelling – Session Two of Four: Writing for Inclusion and Diversity

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Virtual Virtual Event

:Storytellers Louise (Ts’e Duna) and Anne will share some of the aspects and significance of indigenous storytelling and will each tell a story, after which participants will individually write down their understanding of its meaning and then share their responses with the group. Their collaboration brings professional experience to the exploration of the commonalities and … Continue reading Write Life Zooms: Indigenous Storytelling – Session Two of Four: Writing for Inclusion and Diversity

$25

Enriching our Lives Through Agriculture – Session 6 of Transforming Our One World

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Virtual Virtual Event

DRBI is delighted to invite you to session 6 of Transforming Our One World featuring TIGER MOUNTAIN FOUNDATION, DESERT ROSE FARMS, and DRBI AGRICULTURAL PROJECT moderated by Kelly Hadden. More than 25% of the global population live in moderate to severe food insecurity.  Hear from these three enterprises that grow food in the desert, while they … Continue reading Enriching our Lives Through Agriculture – Session 6 of Transforming Our One World

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Exploration and Discovery in Intuitive Art

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Virtual Virtual Event

Artist and teacher Anne-Marie Read will lead participants to better understand what it means to create truly Intuitive Art.  Through exploration, reflection and reconstruction, you'll learn to stretch your capacity, to step outside your comfort zone, and gain confidence in the use of goal-free approaches in the creation of art. Join us on: April 26, … Continue reading Exploration and Discovery in Intuitive Art

$40

Write Life Zooms: Writing for Children – Session Three of Four: Writing for Inclusion and Diversity

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Virtual Virtual Event

Patti Tomarelli will share what she has learned about getting ideas on paper and shaping them into stories for the young, exploring the influence that picture books have as powerful and entertaining educational tools, touching on the simple and profound truths these books can deliver, and how picture books reinforce the development of the spiritual … Continue reading Write Life Zooms: Writing for Children – Session Three of Four: Writing for Inclusion and Diversity

$25
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