Living Beyond Our Stories – Connecting Personal & Global Transformation – Winter 2012

Living Beyond Our Stories – Connecting Personal & Global Transformation – Winter 2012

Euphrates Institute, in partnership with the Educare Unlearning Institute, offered an 18-day deep dive into personal and global transformation in Israel and Palestine in January 2012.

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With a focus on spiritual awakening and interpersonal communication, participants also discovered:

  • The foundational beliefs behind the longest running continuous conflict in the world today.
  • Why the violence continues.
  • The history of the conflict: what happened: how, why?
  • The stranglehold the past has on their present view of reality.
  • The cycles of victim and victimizers on both sides.
“I found the trip a magnificent “laboratory” in which I could witness and challenge entrenched “narratives” about reality–both my own and those of others.  During the process, I found my heart breaking open to embrace it all–the hatreds, the suffering, the joy, the beauty, the cruelties, the kindnesses–and I was able to experience the silence in which it all mysteriously unfolds.”  –Marilyn W.

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