Sunday, September 23, 11 a.m., Sharing Circle: Healing
Physician Rachel Naomi Remen writes: “Wounding and healing are not opposites. They’re part of the same thing. It is our wounds that enable us to be compassionate with the wounds of others. It is our limitations that make us kind to the limitations of other people. It is our loneliness that helps us to find other people or to even know they’re alone with an illness. I think I have served people perfectly with parts of myself I used to be ashamed of.” Come share your personal experiences around healing and listen to what others have to share.
Sunday, September 30, 11 a.m., Fifth Sunday Program: Jimmy Stadler
Talk about spiritual music! Last year, Jimmy Stadler lifted our spirits with his music and ours – music we could, for the most part, sing along with. We welcome him back for a repeat of that high-energy Sunday!
Sunday, October 7, 11 a.m., Blessing of the Beasts, The Rev. Gary Kowalski
Sunday, October 28, 11 a.m., Sharing Circle: Karma
Karma means action, work or deed; it also refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual (cause) influence the future of that individual (effect). Good intent and good deeds contribute to good karma and future happiness, while bad intent and bad deeds contribute to bad karma and future suffering. Do you believe in karma and if so how has it been present in your life?
Sunday, November 25, 11 a.m., Sharing Circle: Empty/Full
We shape clay into a pot. It is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we choose. —Taoist teaching. For our Sharing and Listening Circle on Empty/Full, consider what empties you out—of anxiety, negative stories, stress, worry, everyday lists, anger. Each of us have different experiences that empty us in a good way, that quiet us. Most of these are heart experiences rather than something achieved by rational thinking. Perhaps it is music, or listening to a loved one breathe in sleep. Perhaps it is fishing, or a kiss. Please join us and share the experiences that have emptied you out and brought you peace.
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