In this heartfelt and perhaps difficult conclusion to our series on navigating the world today, guest writer and friend of this project, Bob Lewis, asks us to consider what it might mean to love ourselves unconditionally.
Rich Lewis kicks off the final week of our continuing series on navigating the difficult terrain of our world with a personal reflection about how he’s been coping. Centering Prayer has been a great support for him.
Today, we are pleased to share a guest post on navigating our world from Mary C. Earle. Mary is an Episcopal Priest, Author, Poet, Retreat Leader and Spiritual Director. She reflects on how her gardens are bringing peace and joy to many during this difficult time.
So, how does one cope with all the craziness going on right now? A couple of days ago, I probably would have said, “I dunno.” Today, I’d like to talk about touching earth and the possibility of finding stability in embodiment.
Today, the newest member of our writing team, David Youngren, joins the conversation about navigating the difficult terrain of our world by offering some practical advice on how to overcome unconscious biases.
Rev. Roger Butts is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister serving as a Staff Chaplain at Penrose St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs. He courageously shares his experiences around working on the frontline.
We hope this message finds you safe during this time of collective upheaval. It’s been a turbulent time in our world: our streets, our homes, and our conversations with everyone from online acquaintances to close family. Marc addresses the current situation.
When I was a little boy, my great-grandma told me something I could not understand. She was 85 at the time. She said she felt like a child in an older person’s body. This idea was too deep for me at the time, as I really just wanted another cookie. But now I understand it intimately.
One of the joys of the contemplative path is the awareness that we have agency and governance of so much of what used to be simply reactive. In this post, Marc explains how this applies to right speech.
Our basic outlook or view is linked not only to our basic mental health but even to our physical health. Positive affirmations do bring about positive changes in our circumstances. This week, I share an exercise in noticing the effects of healthy thinking.