Topic: Healing

“Election Anxiety”

How are you feeling? How is your heart? With the election just around the corner, many of us are anxious and uncertain about what will happen next for our communities. As we prepare to live into our fifth principle, “The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in … Continue reading “Election Anxiety”

“Remembrance Sunday”

Across culture and religious tradition, at this time of the year people of faith honor those who have died and connect more deeply with their ancestors. In this year where we have experienced so much death and grief, we need now more than ever space and time to hold the memory of those beloveds lost. … Continue reading “Remembrance Sunday”

Loss, Suffering, and Healing

Loss and suffering are inescapable aspects of life. An additional layer of suffering is added to the initial reaction to suffering and loss as we seek to hide our suffering. By hiding our suffering and loss from others, we think that will be saved from rejection, judgement, or censure from others. Suffering can be redemptive … Continue reading Loss, Suffering, and Healing

A Community of Healing

Our theme for October is healing and the question before us is, “What does it mean to be a community of healing?”  As individuals we may find ourselves, or those we love, seeking healing of mind, body or spirit. Families and communities also experience times of disruption or trauma that require healing. Most of us … Continue reading A Community of Healing