Jacob’s ladder describes four worlds with a dynamic of opposites and principles that interact with the flow of life. Surrounded by ancient woodland and a natural spring, we will draw from the Cordovero-Halevi line of Kabbalah to contemplate the four worlds and explore teachings on subjects such as creation, the soul and the spirit.
Marie-Elsa leads group courses on a variety of spiritual subjects. These courses can be as short as a single afternoon, a series of sessions, or week-long retreats, and can be virtual or in-person.
Lectures & Talks
Marie-Elsa gives lectures on subjects related to Theology, Spirituality, Mysticism, and Creativity.
Marie-Elsa leads a number of groups on a variety of spiritual subjects.
Literary festivals, meditations, retreats, and more.
Marie-Elsa works as a Spiritual Director with people from all faiths and none. She has been an Ignatian (Jesuit) director working 1-1 and with groups in different forms including silent retreats for over 20 years and a priest for 15 years. She leads creative spirituality workshops, retreats and pilgrimages working with the arts, mysticism and nature.
Marie-Elsa has been a transformational coach for many years. She has experience of working with people in corporate, stately and cultural roles. She also lead and designed `leadership Workshops’ for Said Business School including designing corporate leadership retreats and worked with Olivier Mythodrama using Shakespeare plays and archetypes for leadership development.
Leap in the Dark
A series of talks by Dr Margaret Barker looking at First Temple (957-586 BC ) Theology. Each talk will be followed by a discussion with Marie-Elsa Bragg.