Tag Archives: healing

Todo Bien

The last two weeks have been hard ones in the church I serve. (Those of you who are there will know why.) We’ve been impacted by several losses, both in our church and in our community, none of them easy. … Continue reading

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Unbelievable! (11): Marionette

This occasional series explores what we don’t believe — and why — in order to help us understand what we do believe, and why we do. The church does not teach that God controls everything. In my pastoral ministry, there … Continue reading

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My Name is Legion

If I asked you to think about the word pairings Frequent Flyer or Catch and Release you probably wouldn’t guess we might be talking about the current state of mental health care in the United States…  Unless your name is … Continue reading

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Darkness and Light

Tonight is the Eve of All Hallows (or All Saints as it is more commonly known now and shortened to “Halloween” of course), and tomorrow is All Saints Day, that feast day for those extraordinary people who have walked among … Continue reading

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A Healing Place

I recently finished a book by Dr. Esther Sternberg titled Healing Places: The Science of Place and Well-Being.  In it she explores the science behind why certain places – places as divergent as Lourdes in France and a well-designed and … Continue reading

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Stepping from the Shadows

Monday night, I went to a Christmas concert. The singing was beautiful, both traditional carols and unfamiliar pieces, a few even new to the world this season. From time to time, the audience stood and joined the singers, a couple … Continue reading

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Join the Club

Laughter Clubs, a form of yoga, began developing in the 1990’s and now form a movement with over 8.000 groups of people gathering around the world, usually in the morning in a park, to simply laugh as a form of … Continue reading

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