Seeking Sanctuary – Within and Without

How do we find a balance between confronting violence in this world and maintaining a sense of inner peace?  When life calls us to boldly speak out and counter force with action, finding inner calm requires us to create a space of sanctuary within which we can calmly process, practice, and prepare for the work […]

Equanimity Isn’t Just For Buddhists

The idea of equanimity is central to Buddhism yet can also be found in many other world religions and the wisdom stories that ground these religions.  As the saying goes:  “Serenity is not freedom from the storm but peace amid the storm.”  What can the world religions teach us about attaining evenness of mind under […]

Give Us Hope

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On this Easter Sunday, we will celebrate the importance of hope and the reasons for hope even when so much around us looks bleak and discouraging.  Come hear stories of hope from our youth who went to DC for the March for Our Lives.  Come hear the choir sing the timeless music of Vivaldi’s Gloria.  Come, because our […]