SoulCollage®: What is Growing In Your Soul Garden?

Transformative Program

Saturday 06/15/2024
10:00am - 12:30pm EST

Every seed is an invitation to grow something new. As we think together about what we wish to grow, we will ask ourselves these questions:

  • What seeds are ready to be planted in our soul?
  • How can we hold steady in transition as the unknown is beckoning?
  • What does it look like to trust the potential of transformation?
  • How can we do this without caving into fear?

Join us at Dominican Center Marywood at Aquinas College for SoulCollage®: an experiential process where we take our longings and our fears and make a visual card to represent those aspects of our soul that need tending. Using found images, we create snapshots of where we are at the moment, and what we might be leaning towards. The cards are fascinating vehicles to uncover hidden parts of yourself—as well as creating cards for the support you find around you in your life. Whether you create one card or a whole deck, the process is sure to bring insight and encouragement to your life.

No art experience is required. All supplies and materials are provided. You simply bring an open heart to a process of reflection, growth, and creativity.

Ruth Zwald, a SoulCollage® Facilitator, will teach the basics of SoulCollage® as she gently guides you into listening to your own soul.


Ruth Zwald

Ruth is a retired social worker/minister, who makes her home on a farm in southwest Michigan. She is an avid gardener and with her partner, raises sheep and chickens. Leaning into the the cycles of the seasons, she watches the moon and never misses a solstice or equinox turning. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Ruth discovered SoulCollage® as a way to express the complicated feelings around her diagnosis and treatment. After one workshop, she was hooked. Ruth completed the Facilitator Training in the fall of 2016. She has been offering SoulCollage® workshops throughout West Michigan and in Chicago.

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