Using Seeds and Roots as our guiding metaphor, we will deepen our relationship to Ina Maka, Mother Earth, as a primary, spiritual foundation for making positive change in ourselves, our families, and our communities.
A writing group can give the otherwise lonely writer inspiration, perspective, new viewpoints, support, accountability, feedback, and collegiality. But finding a good match is hard! In this evening for creative writers, three authors will share the wide range of possibilities for forming writing community and offer advice on what makes groups or partnerships sustainable.
Incarnation, according to early church teachings, is not something to believe in, but rather, something experienced. Words are inadequate to its understanding. “The Son of Humanity already exists within you,” says the Gospel of Mary Magdalene.
What does it mean to live out hospitality? Featured poet and storyteller Sagirah Shahid has participated in and led many collaborative public arts events and performances.
Burning Memories: In 1944, 75,000 Norwegians became refugees in their own country after the German occupants set fire to their homes. This 2018 film interweaves conversations between elderly Norwegians and refugee children from Syria and Sudan remembering their experiences of war and dislocation.
Each of us has a story that we tell ourselves about ourselves. Becoming aware of our inner narrative is crucial, because the story we tell ourselves, both consciously and unconsciously, has tremendous power over our thoughts, feelings, and actions. In many ways, this story defines our lives.
In my work, I interpret contemporary experience and political events through papercuts that are rigorous, beautiful, and thought-provoking. This is a new direction for Jewish papercuts, which traditionally served primarily to embellish holiday and life cycle events.
In this series, the arts lead us into deeper ways of encountering, exploring, and understanding not just our own tradition but the religious traditions of our neighbors. When studying other faiths, “leave room for holy envy,” said Swedish biblical scholar Krister Stendahl.
Use easy-to-learn multiple, simple repeated patterns and create miniature works of art that surprise and delight. Experience a relaxed and refreshed way of using repetition like a sacred word that ties one to the present moment.
This three-part class is for individuals and partners with some previous experience of the Enneagram. Through presentations and personal and small-group reflections, we seek to deepen our self-understandings in ways that will enhance our capacities to be in healthy relationships.