What the Practice Looks Like These Days
Over the break – from winter solstice to secular new year – I made a commitment to really strengthen and deepen my morning practices. I did my ten new goals with paradigm and guidelines, which I mentioned a few posts back, and the very first of my goals [...]
A New Practice!
Spiritual practice is something I’ve written about before, but not in a while. Furthermore, I see that Rev. Justin Schroeder, the senior minister at First Universalist in Minneapolis, is writing over at his blog, Wells We Did Nor Dig, about practice. I’m inspired! Not only that, but All Souls’ spiritual theme for [...]
The Art of Disappearing
~~Naomi Shihab Nye~~
When they say Don’t I know you?
When they invite you to the party
remember what parties are like
Someone telling you in a loud voice
they once wrote a poem.
Greasy sausage balls on a paper plate.
One of my ministers has called me a “liturgy queen,” and with good reason. I love ceremony. I love religious ritual. I love worship. Between the Roman Catholic upbringing, the EarthReligious ceremonial leadership of over 10 years, and my desire for and love of congregational ministry, I’ve a lot invested in making religious ceremony meaningful. [...]