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Flint Sparks Retreat: “The Right Use of Power”

March 11, 2016 @ 9:00 AM - March 13, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

Accomondations costs vary. Workshop Fee $270
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Flint Sparks will be presenting a March 2016 workshop-retreat: “The Right Use of Power:
Everyday Ethics and the Buddhist Precepts” at Holy Wisdom Monastery.

We have the capacity for such magnificence in the right use of our power and influence. We are all capable of powerful acts of wisdom, compassion, goodness, altruism, peacemaking, courage, joy, love, all in the service of healing and connecting to something larger than ourselves. We yearn for the pleasure and satisfaction of finding and owning our personal power and using it well. Many people have also been profoundly wounded by misuses and abuses of power, the result of which distort or limit the full expression of one’s potential. Basic goodness is inherent, and the right use of power is learned.

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Workshop Fee: $270 includes teaching fee, materials, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
See registration form for single or double room cost. Includes PayPal instructions

CEU’s and Certificate of attendance :  $10 processing fee
16 CEU’s for Lic. Marriage and Family Therapists and Lic. Social Workers .

Certificate of attendance (by request) offered for 16 hours for use by Psychologists, Professional Counselors and AODA professionals in accordance with the regulations of their professional bodies

Flint Sparks, PhD is a psychologist with over 25 years’ experience in the practice of psychotherapy. He has post-doctoral certificates in Hakomi psychotherapy and group therapy. In addition, he is a trainer with the Center of Self Leadership in the Internal Family Systems Model. He is also an ordained Zen Buddhist priest currently serving the Appamada community in Austin, Texas.


March 11, 2016 @ 9:00 AM
March 13, 2016 @ 12:00 PM
Accomondations costs vary. Workshop Fee $270
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Suzanne Kilkus


Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Highway M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Suzanne and others from Open Door Zen Community lead weekly Sunday meditation practice. We sit in the Soto Zen tradition and guided by our teacher, Flint Sparks, of the Appamada community in Austin Texas.

Sundays –  5:30-6:45 pm
You are asked to arrive by 5:25pm.

For more information contact me or visit Open Door Zen Community website

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