Faith, Hope and Love are the intangible qualities that guide us through uncertainty and loss. They are woven into our disposition and how we interpret the world. Rational routes to faith and hope rarely satisfy because these qualities, like trauma, reside within the automatic responses of our body-mind.
Join Mark Nepo for a deeper conversation and reflection around recognizing and encouraging community. Explore the power of community, how the life of connection can add more meaning to our lives, and how to develop care-based communities.
What brings us together? What throws us apart? How do we inhabit what we have in common as well as what makes us unique, in ways that deepen our daily practice of service and compassion? Beloved poet, teacher, and storyteller Mark Nepo attempts to answer these questions in his new book, More Together than Alone: Discovering the Power and Spirit of Community in Our Lives and in the World.
Learn about the extraordinary life and legacy of one of the most important religious figures of the 20th century. Backs Against The Wall is produced and directed by Martin Doblmeier. Doblmeier will introduce the film. A facilitated conversation among five Twin Cities leaders will explore the vision that Thurman lived and worked towards.
Reading More Together Than Alone by Mark Nepo, we will reflect on, personalize and seek to expand men’s relationship within their communities. Our three facilitators each bring a special background and appreciation for exploring how community-building begins among a committed group gathering to explore and discuss vibrant ideas.