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Lakewood Experience Series

Healing Through Art : Creating a Legacy Tree

October 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Virtual over Zoom
$10 (+taxes and fees) in advance / $15 at the door
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For the safety of our attendees, this event has been moved to Zoom. A link was sent to all who are registered, and any future registrations will also include a Zoom link at confirmation.

About this event

Much like the tree that roots in the soil and stretches towards the sky, we must regularly think about the impermanence of life – reflecting on our roots (the past) and looking towards the sky (the future.)

In this mindful art-based activity, we will be guided through the process of drawing a Legacy Tree using gentle prompts inspired by the common image of a tree, to invite remembrance, reflection, and contemplation about end of life. Drawing a Legacy Tree is a beautiful way to honor someone you love who has died or to build deep personal connections to someone who is still living, while reflecting on what it means to lose someone you care about. It invites further healing through the work of creating and through reflection on the work once done.

About your instructor

Nina Guertin is a Death Doula, Grief Support Specialist, Ritualist, and Interfaith Spiritual Director. She specializes in vigil work, grief and bereavement, and mentoring new Death Doulas. Nina volunteers with two hospices and also serves others in private practice. For more information on Nina and her work, visit www.tendingthespirit.care.

Questions? Call the Lakewood events line at 612-540-5165 or email to events@lakewoodcemetery.org

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