Refreshing Our Imagination

Refreshing Our Imagination

I learned a lot from my mom about the importance of seeing. This fall, we are asking God to refresh our imagination for…

River Sunday

River Sunday

This Sunday marked the final of four devoted to the Season of Creation. We had a brilliant ALL In celebrating our watersheds, complete…

Groaning

Groaning

Kinship: Us and Adamah

Kinship: Us and Adamah

I am writing this on a Saturday afternoon with arms scratched from cutting back Himalayan blackberries. They are near merciless in their growth. Craig…

Sharing the Ground of Being

Sharing the Ground of Being

Murray, an artist who worshipped with us before he died of cancer, used to talk about “seeing slowly” — pausing and giving…

A Poem for the Last Few Days of Summer

A Poem for the Last Few Days of Summer

There is a bittersweetness to this time of year. Summer is winding down. The grass is drying, the leaves are starting to…

Refreshing the Earth

Refreshing the Earth

This summer, I hope you have experienced refreshment. I hope you have found meaning in remembering your birthright as children of the earth…

Refresh: Making Friends

Refresh: Making Friends

This summer we’ve been talking about refreshment. What if the things we need to refresh us are right within our reach? What…

Refresh: Welcoming our Emotions

Refresh: Welcoming our Emotions

It might seem strange to think of welcoming such uncomfortable emotions as anger, sadness, and fear as a form of refreshment. But…

Refresh: The Gift of Embodiment

Refresh: The Gift of Embodiment

Summer invites us to unfurl from our winter cocoons. We get to stretch our limbs in the sun, go barefoot in the…

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