“Love's in need of love today / Don't delay / Send yours in right away.”

Stevie Wonder

About this Workshop:

Inspired by the heartfelt message of Stevie Wonder's powerful song "Love's in Need of Love Today," join us for a transformative day-long workshop/retreat dedicated to cultivating a heart and mind that radiates kindness and compassion. In these challenging times, the virtues of understanding and love are more than mere sentiments—they are potent medicines that nurture wellness and promote healing both within ourselves and in the wider world. This workshop is designed for those who recognize the profound power of love as a fundamental force for personal and global transformation.

Cultivating an Embodiment of Love

Throughout the day, we will explore how the conditions of our inner and outer worlds sometimes contribute to our disconnection from our innate kindness and compassion. Whether it’s due to numbness, indifference, or the stresses of daily life, we can find ourselves drifting away from our authentic nature. This workshop serves as an opportunity to reconnect with and strengthen that nature, reaffirming that understanding, kindness, and compassion are not only parts of our true self but also manifestations of our deepest health and vitality.

What to Expect

  • Guided Loving-Kindness Practices: Engage in heart-opening meditations designed to awaken and expand your natural capacity for kindness and compassion towards yourself and others.
  • Interactive Teachings: Participate in guided teachings that delve into the psychology of compassion and kindness, exploring how these states of mind can be actively cultivated and maintained even in the face of life’s challenges.
  • Practical Applications: Learn practical ways to integrate these compassionate practices into everyday life, ensuring that the seeds planted during our time together continue to grow and flourish.
  • Supportive Community: Enjoy the collective energy of a community of like-minded individuals, all committed to cultivating a healthier, more compassionate world.
  • Periods of Reflection and Practice: Experience periods of noble silence for inner contemplation, allowing you to deeply connect with and internalize the teachings of the day in this beautiful lakehouse setting.

Further Awaken Your Innate Goodness

This workshop is more than just a retreat from daily life; it’s a profound engagement with life’s highest potential. By nurturing the qualities of kindness and compassion, we not only heal ourselves but also extend that healing outward, making a tangible difference in a world that yearns for genuine connection and care.

Please Join Us

This day is an invitation to step into the strength of heart and mind that can truly embody the beautiful, living medicine of love and understanding. It’s an act of self-care that not only enriches your own life but also empowers you to bring about meaningful change in the lives of others. Space is limited, and early registration is encouraged to secure your place in this life-affirming journey.

Notes About this Workshop/Retreat:

This workshop/retreat will take place at a special location in Port Washington. A kind and generous community member is offering her famliy's Lakehouse for this special offering. Upon registration, you will receive the detailed directions to this beautiful and peaceful house on the shore of Lake Michigan.

What to bring:

  • Suitable attire for walking outdoors ~ There will  be periods of indoor and outdoor practice.
  • A journal or sketchbook for reflection, if desired.
  • Light Snacks and beverages will be offered, but we ask that you bring a packed lunch.

Capacity: 24 attendees (This offering will likely fill up quickly. Early registration is recommended.)


Sunday, June 23rd
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Lake house in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Address will be given in your registration confirmation email.
Suggested Program Dana (Donation) - $125


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Are you interested in this retreat? Great, we'd love for you to join us! Please register with the form below.

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Are you interested in this retreat? Great, we'd love for you to join us! Please register with the form below.