One Peace, Many Paths hosting World Peace Flag ceremony, first Earth and Spirit Festival
“This 12 months we’ve taken a more awareness on how to live sustainably and how to reconnect greater deeply with nature,” Joan Broeckling said. “The complete purpose is to create a extra compassionate global.”
The flag rite will start at 7 p.M. Friday at Gonzaga University’s Hemmingson Center at 702 E. DeSmet Ave. It will include the flag of each country and local Native American tribes. The flags are organized in a massive spiral at some stage in the ceremony.
“It’s basically a manner to honor all the human beings of the arena,” stated Hank Broeckling. “When it’s finished it’s a beautiful mosaic spiral.”
The Earth and Spirit Festival could be held Saturday from eleven a.M. To five:30 p.M. At the Unity Spiritual Center at 2900 S. Bernard St. The couple hopes the pageant will become an annual event.
The time table includes workshops, a resource honest, an artwork display, track and sports for children. The first workshop is “Building a Sustainable Spokane” offering Ben Stuckart, president of the Spokane City Council, and different network leaders.
Other workshops will consist of “Spotlight on Local Sustainability,” “Interfaith Approaches to Stewarding the Earth” and “Healing with Horses.” Roger Vielle, a member of the Blackfeet Tribe and American Indian Studies professor at the University of Idaho will lead a workshop on the relationship between nature and Native American lifestyle.
An Equinox rite proposing drumming and poetry from four:30 to 5:30 p.M. Will near the day.
There could be free child care for kids five and beneath and activities for children a long time 6-11. The activities include crafts, yoga, games, Native American tales, song and more. Children could be supervised via volunteers and must be signed in and out.
Admission is $five per individual at the door with a most of $15 per family.
“We need this to be low-cost for humans,” said Hank Broeckling. “We don’t want this to be a financial burden.”
The aim of the activities is to help people discover peace, he stated. “Our cause and goal is to assist human beings recognise and revel in peace of their lives,” he stated. “There is so much chaos in the world in recent times. Peace is an inner experience.”
Joan Broeckling said she enjoys being a part of the Compassion Games each year. This month One Peace, Many Paths prepared or endorsed participation in several provider initiatives. They taken care of meals at Northwest Harvest, helped the once a year Spokane River Cleanup sponsored with the aid of the Lands Council and cleaned up Drumheller Springs Park.
“Compassion is not a noun, it’s a verb,” she stated. “It’s something you do. It’s fun to be a part of some thing that’s worldwide.”