The Riches of Darkness

  • December 7, 2022 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Eastern Standard Time

Ticket Price $120.00-$150.00 This event is now over

The Riches of Darkness:
A Solstice Journey

A time of year when Darkness grows…
A time of yearning for the light…
A time to slow down, reflect, light a candle, bake squash and chestnuts…
And – like seeds deep in the soil – be nurtured, ready to be renewed...
Join us on a solstice journey, where we seek the riches of darkness
through stories from all over the world, listening, discussions, exercises...
looking outward and inward... 
seeking the Divine, 
and celebrating the light in every sense.

Join Maja Bumberák and Jim Brulé in this three-session exploration of the pregnant darkness of the Solstice. Using stories, meditations, music, and online and offline exercises, we will discover new paths of yearning and blessing that arise in this powerful time of year. 

Classes will be held via Zoom on three Wednesdays (9:30-11:30 EST / 15:30-17:30 CEST): 7, 14, and 21 December - culminating on the Winter Solstice.

The total fee for the three classes is $150 USD; limited scholarships are available.


Jim Brulé is a storyteller, teacher, coach, and end-of-life doula whose experience spans several decades. As a maggid, he creates opportunities for spiritual growth and transformation through encounters with stories, whether in performances, classes, or individual guidance. He has delivered programs to storytelling organizations around the world, and classes in digital storytelling at the university level. His training programs in leadership, and collaboration, have been well-received by commercial, non-profit, and religious institutions.

Maja Bumberák is a renowned storyteller, singer, and educator based in Budapest, Hungary. She tours the world, sharing stories and songs from Hungarian folklore and other cultures, in Hungarian and English. She also applies and leads does story work in various group processes, where self-awareness and the community- and bridge-building role of stories is emphasized. As a scholarship holder of the Hungarian Academy of Arts, she researches the oral tradition of Hungarian storytelling and conducts training in oral storytelling for teachers, student teachers, and other professionals.


Date & Time

Wed, Dec 7, 2022 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Transformational Storytelling, LLC
The mission of Transformational Storytelling is to help inspire deep, lasting change in individuals, groups, and communities through the power of story.

Here you can both experience transformational stories and learn how to become a transformational storyteller. We have worked with individuals, groups, and communities around the world promoting the growth of spirit that comes from living with an open heart. We do not promote a particular tradition or ideology - our fundamental assumption is that we must truly appreciate the richness of our differences and the joy of our commonality to lead a full life.

We look forward to encountering you in the future!