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Creative Paths to Awakening: T.S. Eliot & Carl Jung Retreat

  • Roslyn Retreat Center 8727 River Road Henrico, VA, 23229 United States (map)

Take an inner journey to (re)discover the sacredness of YOUR life. This 4-day retreat will utilize T.S. Eliot’s poems “Four Quartets” and Jung’s concept of individuation, allowing for deeper guidance on our own spiritual paths. We’ll create art, access our body’s wisdom, and make time for reflection. Jung said, “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakens.” This program provides a portal into the heart, mind, and body as we hold space for this exploration.

Margie Matheson’s art images relating to Eliot’s quotes will add a rich component for contemplation, manifesting into a personal art collage. In preparation for the creation of our collages, we will have group discussion as well as time set aside for body and breath awareness, personal reflection, and journaling. 

Carol A. Jacobs, MSW, LCSW, is a psychotherapist with more than 30 years of experience. She currently runs a private practice in Ashland, Virginia. Carol is a Trustee of the Marion Woodman Foundation Board and has completed the BodySoul Rhythms Leadership Training Program with Marion Woodman, Mary Hamilton and Ann Skinner. She is also a faculty member for the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, DC, providing training for professionals and for victims of trauma both nationally and internationally, including work in Macedonia and Kosovo. She also serves on the Chrysalis Institute Faculty.

Margaret Matheson has a B.S. in Biology and worked as a chemist for 20 years. She has studied Jungian psychology in-depth, and is interested in how his ideas are illuminated by the imagery of T.S. Eliot' s Four Quartets. Over the past two years, she created a series of paintings, collages, and prints based on this work.

Dates & Times
Thursday, September 13 at 4pm to Sunday, September 16 at 1pm

Roslyn Retreat Center
8727 River Road
Richmond, VA 23229

Before August 20: $650/single room
After August 20: $795/single room.

All meals and lodging included. 

Anyone can become a member and membership is only $50/year. Click here to become a member. 

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to offer refunds due to retreat center booking fees. An exception will be made if someone on the waiting list can fill your spot!


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