"Leaning into Lessons of Love from Wise Women” Julian of Norwich

November 20, 2020 @ 2:00PM — 3:30PM

Virtual Workshop via Zoom

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Join us for this virtual retreat via Zoom as we look at the writings and practices of Julian of Norwich. "Leaning into Lessons of Love from Wise Women” .

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Leaning into Lessons of Love from Wise Women”

Julian of Norwich


“All shall be well,

And all shall be well

And all manner of things

Shall be well”.

Julian of Norwich




Take those words in.

Words for now.

Words of deep listening.

These are the words that Jesus spoke in a vision to a young women called Julian, living in Norwich, England during the 14th century. Julian was a mystic who lived during the time of pandemics in Europe. Over the course of several decades, she wrote down the words received into sixteen Revelations of Divine Love. This was the first book written by a woman in the English language.

Why Julian for today's time?

Julian's voice speaks to us across the ages.

The lessons of love that Julian shared through her writings are lessons for us today as we move through this time in our history

Words that speak of God's unconditional love and mercy.

It is a voice we need to hear . . .

As we listen deeply to see how God is speaking to us.

This virtual retreat will include:

  • Prayers and practices to invoke a healing, sacred space of compassion and lessons of God’s Love
  • Simple contemplative practices to ground ourselves
  • Listening to Julian's writings as sacred text
  • Lectio Divina from reflections from “The Showings of Julian of Norwich”
  • Body prayers and breath prayers of Julian of Norwich

Join us for this virtual retreat at Well of Mercy as we look at the writings and practices of Julian.

Zoom will be used for this virtual workshop. You will receive a message and an invitation to the workshop after registering.

Connie Hoffner will be our presenter of this virtual workshop. Connie is a Registered Nurse, Certified Healing Touch Practitioner and offers Healing Touch at Well of Mercy. Connie has over four decades of practice as a Nurse and Nurse Educator where she provided support, education and care for primarily women across the life span. Connie has been on a life-long quest to live from heart centered space and to follow a holistic focus on mind, body and spirit.

If you have questions, please contact Connie Hoffner at connie@wellofmercy.org.