Living Your Life with Joy, Resilience, and Spirit

Facilitator: Lee J. Richmond, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in the State of Maryland and Professor Emeritus of Loyola University. She previouslytaught at Johns Hopkins University. Additionally, she has been a human resources consultant and leadership development trainer for national and international organizations including the United States Postal Service and Recruit Ltd. Japan. Lee is co-editor and co-author of many books based on topics such as spiritual essence, connections, and relationships. She is a trained facilitator by IS Wise Aging faculty.

Dates: Thursdays, September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon

Location: Kolker Room

We will explore the concept of Living with Joy, Resilience, and Spirit. This Wise Aging program features a facilitated peer group meeting. Lee Richmond will guide you through this meaningful experience designed for you to live your best life now. Each group session centers on a different topic, such as Exploring This Stage of Life, I Am My Body, I Am Not My Body, Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Cultivating Spiritual Qualities for Wellbeing, Living with Loss and Finding Light: Conscious Dying; Legacy and Stewardship, and Cultivating Nourishing Relationships. We will use the contemplative practices of the Wise Aging Program to explore and deepen the inner and outer journeys of participants.

Fee: $65/Beth El Congregation members; $75/non-members, Fee includes the book "Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience, and Spirit" by Rabbi Rachel Cowan and Dr. Linda Thal. Registration is required for all participants.

For further information, contact Ellen Marks at [email protected] or 410-580-5166.