Little changes can make a big difference A change of heart like Frost’s is caused by gratefulness. Brother David Steindl-Rast calls it “a redeeming change of heart” – we suddenly notice something unexpected and wonderful that pulls us into the present moment. We wake up. We have the chance to live our lives gratefully, investing
Today, as we talk about healing our world and our communities, I know we are keeping in our hearts all those who have recently gone through the fury of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. We pray for them and their safety. We also do all we can here in Atlanta to help in the recovery. Many
Today we begin our series on healing – ourselves, our communities, and our world. We’re going to explore how, individually and collectively, we can live fuller lives from the wholeness that is at our center. Wholeness Comes From the Center I believe a good place to begin is with the story of Unity co-founder Myrtle
Today we are taking a look at the role of mystics in this second of a two-part series on the exploration of prayer. Many of you may know of the writings of Matthew Fox, a modern-day Christian mystic whose work focuses on what he calls creation spirituality, envisioning a holy relationship between all living things.
Prayer. As we start out, my initial thought is that it’s somewhat of a loaded word – we all have associations with the concept of prayer. If you’re like me, you’ve been praying in one form or another since you were about two, starting out with the bedtime prayer, “now I lay me down to
I want to shift our view today from individual spiritual practices and talk about living and flourishing in community. When we act with intention and awareness, all the practices we’ve discussed add to our capacity to create joyful and supportive community. Now let’s explore our connections, our multi-varied and diverse relationships with each other. Comprehending