Creating labyrinths for finger walking is a spiritual process that yields a usable labyrinth that can be an art piece or a one-of-kind gift of functional art.
Enjoy a meditative experience that will help you enter more deeply into the season of Advent with an open and courageous heart. Images of Chartres Cathedral from author and photographer Jill Geoffrion invite you to contemplate the meaning of your life, faith, and purpose while celebrating the release of her new book, Visions of Mary: Art, Devotion, and Beauty at the Chartres Cathedral.
These O Antiphons, as they are known, were composed in the seventh or eighth century when monks put together texts from the Old Testament which looked forward to the coming of our salvation. They form a rich mosaic of scriptural images, and became very popular in the Middle Ages.
P.S. Duffy, Kyoko Katayama, Susan Power, Vanessa Ramos, Jim Robinson, Roseanne Pereira, and Sieglinda Gassman will share stories and readings, and Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew will launch her new book Living Revision: A Writer’s Craft as Spiritual Practice.
Advent starts the new Church year and the Church’s reading of Mark’s gospel, the first to be written, the closest to oral tradition, and the most audacious in remembering women’s leadership at key turning points.
The 2017 Fall Soul conference challenges us to enlarge our windows and shrink the walls in the boxes that keep us from one another. Come engage the rich and textured culture of the Twin Cities as we view selected documentaries about people behind headlines and travel bans—many with roots and paths in Minnesota,
Come learn tools and techniques for using the journal and the power of writing to tap into our innate abilities to help ourselves heal and restore wellness, and to begin to believe that we are not the problem, the problem is the problem.
Jamal Penjweny’s photographs of the Iraqi conflict have been published around the world. But at the peak of the conflict, frustrated that war was the world’s only lens on his country, he left photojournalism and began focusing on his artwork. To show another dimension of Iraq—its life and future and resilient people—he captures ordinary children, men and women, US and Iraqi soldiers all leaping into the air.
More Than a Single Story is a series of panel discussions/community conversations inspired by Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s powerful TED talk, The Danger of a Single Story, which shows how stereotypes are fostered when we treat one story of a people as their only story. Moderated by Carolyn Holbrook, the panels invite writers of color and indigenous writers to discuss issues of importance to them in their own words.
Men’s Spirituality: Men’s Journeys of Inner and Outer Courage: Exploring the Depths of Soul and Width of Spirit
In this two-part series, we’ll seek to gain greater clarity about what is true and what is false in our inner and outer lives. And we’ll support one another in weaving our growing inner awareness with a more authentic outer expression.