Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 11-18-2020

There are some moments when just the right hymn pops into my head at just the right time. And it can certainly be life-sustaining. This morning was one of those mornings. I’m not superstitious, and in fact I just love the number 13, but since this last Friday the 13th, it’s been one thing breaking … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 11-11-2020

“Don’t search for all the answers at once. A path is formed by laying one stone at a time.” –The Giant in the TV series “Twin Peaks” Today is the day we thank our veterans. I always think of my paternal grandfather, a WWII veteran. He had an interesting, if not quite frightening, job. He … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 11-4-20

What can we do in these moments that hold so much tension? We can breathe. We can listen to the breath that sustains us. Notice the breath moving in and out– it does it all on its own. We are being breathed by life. May we be grateful. We can touch the Earth– dig our … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 10-28-20

It definitely broke my heart a bit to have to announce that we would not be doing the Raven Dinner Theatre this year. A few of us had thrown around some ideas about how to approach such a thing in these pandemic times, but nothing seemed satisfactory. We’ve been having this Halloween event since, I … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 10-21-20

Tao Te Ching – Verse 74 If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you aren’t afraid of dying, there is nothing you can’t achieve. Trying to control the future is like trying to take the master carpenter’s place. When you handle the master carpenter’s … Continued