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Fierce With Age - Aging as a Spiritual Path

Bestselling author of
Fierce with Age: Chasing God and Squirrels in Brooklyn

JUNE 23 - 25, 2014
Scarritt-Bennett Center - Nashville, Tn

Passing beyond midlife initiates a new life stage, bearing with it high anticipation, celebration and sometimes, outright terror. This retreat is for those of us willing to lay the groundwork for making the rest of our lives as vital as the decades that have come before.

The retreat will center on learnings and experiences drawn from spiritual teachings, exercises, meditations and dialogue from a broad spectrum of traditions as well as abundant time for contemplation and guided assignments. Create a practical and inspired blueprint for the next phase of your life as together we transform aging into a spiritual path.


Carol Orsborn, Ph.D.

Carol Orsborn, Ph.D. is founder of www.FierceWithAge.com, the Digest of Boomer Wisdom, Inspiration and Spirituality, and author of 21 acclaimed books including Fierce with Age: Chasing God and Squirrels in Brooklyn. Dr. Orsborn received her doctorate from Vanderbilt in History and Critical Theory of Religion with post-graduate work in Spiritual Counseling at the New Seminary in Manhattan and has brought her groundbreaking message to the American Society of Aging, Omega Institute and many more.

Commuter: $152 - includes 6 meals, taxes and tuition
Overnight: $272 - includes 2 nights lodging, 6 meals, taxes and tuition

REGISTER: Online at http://conta.cc/1mfDIXD, call 615.340.7557 or email programs@scarrittbennett.org

MORE INFO: 615.340.7557 or jsohl@scarrittbennett.org

The retreat will begin with registration from 4:30-5:30p on June 23 and end with lunch at 11:30a on June 25.


What Participants Say About the Retreat:

"Dr. Orsborn’s Fierce with Age retreat starts us on the process of walking a path where there is yet no map.  Innovative and fearless...reminding us to be gentle with ourselves as we blunder and stumble and pick ourselves up to keep asking questions."        
Liza, Retiree, Portland, Oregon

"The retreat led me face-to-face with the unequivocal fact that my faith and spirituality is what will gracefully carry me through the full life journey and beyond."
Kathy Sporre, director of the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program, Inc. and champion of the International Council on Active Aging's "Changing the Way We Age" Campaign

"Dr. Orsborn’s retreat opened up a stream of consciousness that I take along with me as I engage people who are aging or caring for the aging. Through the exercises we, each from our own perspective, could make peace with our fears of growing older as they expressed and relived what was meaningful in their lives."
Caryn Isaacs, Patient Advocate

"All I can say is "wow".  This retreat exceeded my expectations and I am eager to help spread the word to my friends."    
Barbara Meltzer, Marketing Expert






Joyce Sohl