On the 20th we shared thoughts about how to engage in open-hearted conversations that invite healing of hearts and relationships. But what if you have been wounded so deeply by someone that you can’t bring yourself to commence a conversation, much less to wish them healing or feel compassion toward them? We invite you to […]

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Theologian Mary Pellauer tells us, “If there is anything worth calling theology, it is listening to people’s stories – listening to them and honoring them, and cherishing them, and asking them to become even more brightly beautiful than they already are.” Join us on May 20th to hear Rev. Mathews’s experiences as a minister, chaplain, and friend as we explore of […]

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(Still) Learning to Let Go

Whether we are 26, 66 or 96, one thing is certain, and that is that our lives have held a LOT of change. Events come and go, relationships come and go, hobbies, passions and desires all come and go. We seem to navigate the vast majority of these “releasings” without much fuss; they are just […]

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Hope Springs Eternal… Despite It All

We reside in a troubled world where we have multiplied exponentially the avenues for the world’s troubling news to reach us. Each day we hear about the suffering of others – near and far – and each day we experience severe challenges in our own lives. All this can make it very difficult to experience […]

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