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Writing with the Celtic Seasons

with Christine Valters Paintner

Monday, September 12, 2022

8-9am Pacific

11am – 12pm Eastern

4-5 pm Ireland/UK time

This retreat is hosted by The Rowe Center

Program Description

The seasons offer us turning points or doorways – the solstices, equinoxes, and the four cross-quarter days known as the Celtic harvest festivals – which are thresholds when the veil between worlds is thin. This means the Otherworld is closer and more accessible. In this free webinar, an introduction to Christine’s four part program Writing with the Ancestors, you will be introduced to these threshold moments that mark the year’s unfolding and be invited to engage in some writing explorations as a way of attuning to how the seasons can nourish the creative and intuitive process.

The retreat will be recorded and made available through The Rowe Center.

Your Guide for the Journey


Christine Valters Paintner, PhD, REACE​

Christine Valters Paintner, PhD, REACE is the online Abbess for Abbey of the Arts, a virtual monastery and global community integrating contemplative practice and creative expression. Her programs draw on the wisdom of the desert, Celtic, and Benedictine spiritual traditions as well as the joy of the expressive arts, embodied practice, and Earth-cherishing wisdom. Christine is the author of numerous books on spirituality and creativity, including three collections of poetry. She lives on the west coast of Ireland with her husband John and dog Sourney. Find out more about her here.


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