The Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur is considered the highest holy day. It is a day of atonement or review of one’s life and transgressions over the past year. It is a time to “wipe the slate” clean and begin again.
This Sunday marks the 30th anniversary of the “UN Declaration of the Right to Peace.” We are a nation and a world at war. Can we still welcome peace and create it in our lives? What does peace mean anyway?
What does it mean to be welcoming and hospitable? Are all truly welcome here? And if not, why not? How do we practice radical hospitality?
Back in April, Reverend Lois Van Leer shared with us that as embodied beings who have received this precious gift of life, we have the responsibility to care for our whole selves that we might live this gift more fully. Since that sermon, I have changed how I eat, move and sleep in an attempt […]