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Phone: (310) 794-6644 Fax: (310) 794-9615
Mon - Fri: 8:00AM - 5:00PM Sat - Sun: Closed
Email simmsmanncenter@mednet.ucla.edu

Circle of Reflection

ABOUT THIS GROUP

Cancer affects far more than the body.  It can affect our sense of identity and our spirit, but what’s more, our deeper sense of what’s true and meaningful.  We may start to question the sign posts that have led us this far or wonder why our prayers have not been answered.  These are deep spiritual questions without easy answers.  Please join our inter-faith Simms/Mann Chaplain, Michael Eselun, as we explore with each other in a safe, welcoming and non-judgmental space, the spiritual journey that cancer has carved out for us.  Each month we will reflect on a different theme.  Those with cancer and loved ones are welcome.

What You Should Expect From Groups

FACILITATOR

Michael Eselun, Chaplain

Comments from Previous Workshops

  • “Michael and his group have made such a difference in my life. So much comfort… I am SO grateful.”
  • “These 90 minute deep dives we do are so nourishing. Enjoy them so much that I will be rescheduling my dental cleaning so that I can attend [next month’s] event”
  • “I’m so grateful to be part of Michael‘s group! It has made a big difference in my life. Each participant has the right and the opportunity to speak, every idea has value and can contribute to learning. This is a place that made us feel safe and at peace. There is a simple and spiritual atmosphere that help us to be closer to others and ourselves.”
  • “The Circle is always a deep, meaningful time. Michael is such a spot on facilitator, listening and asking such thought provoking questions. He includes everyone and I am richer for the experience.”

LOCATION

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have transitioned this group to Zoom. For more information on how to access our groups via Zoom, please contact the group facilitator, call us at 310-794-6644 or email us at simmsmanncenter@mednet.ucla.edu

TO ENROLL

If you are interested in attending, please call 310-794-6644 or email MEselun@mednet.ucla.edu.  Meetings are scheduled according to interest – please email or call to confirm.

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