How should I help?

This morning, a friend of mine posted a crowd-sourced fundraiser for a service trip to Greece to aid Syrian refugees. As I read about his desires and plans for the trip, something in me shifted, like a camera lens coming into focus. I thought, I want to go, I have to go. I had almost forgotten about … Continue reading How should I help?

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What’s the deal with interspirituality? cont.

In regards to this blog, I've had a few more thoughts on the topic... Ancient traditions offer a great deal of guidance and wisdom for spiritual development. As we talked about at the roundtable discussion last week, religions act as technologies, offering tools for connecting to the divine and making sense of the world. I won't … Continue reading What’s the deal with interspirituality? cont.

What do you most need right now for your spiritual life and practice?

At today's retreat, a friend offered this question as a writing prompt for the group. After some time of reflection and journaling, everyone came together for sharing. Several people mentioned that they needed discipline. Sticking with a regular meditation practice can be hard! They admitted that they struggle with overcoming laziness in order to establish a … Continue reading What do you most need right now for your spiritual life and practice?