Topic: Healing

Where the Compassionate is Expected (Video)

When we talk about “a free and responsible search for truth and meaning,” we often speak of an individual quest. But what if that search is a collaborative effort? What if seeking truth as a community is a part of living in covenant?

Healing the Heart of Democracy

How do we approach the work of crossing the divide that is at the center of our political system? How do we heal the heart of democracy?  Parker J. Palmer posits five habits of the heart that make democracy possible, and point the way toward bridging the divide.


Samhain is the ancient Celtic festival marking the end of the growing season and the beginning of the darker half of the year. Vegetation is dying back with killing frosts, and death is in the air. Samhain’s long association with death and the Dead reflects Nature’s rhythms. This contributes to the ancient notion that at … Continue reading Samhain