Toward A Better World: Doing Our Bit

We’re nearing the end of our “summer of listening.” We began this summer with the premise that when people set aside time for spiritual listening, one thing they have heard through the ages is the call to repair the earth. And it is clear to anyone watching – our earth

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The Law of Three . . . And the Love of Pizza

In our summer of listening, we are listening for “the Third Force,” “the Reconciling Force.” There’s a good chance you don’t know what that means. No problem. Robin Camu gave us a lesson recently (CLICK HERE) that helped frame for us, not only how we do the spiritual practices of listening,

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The Law of Three . . . And Disruptive Times

This summer, our community is setting aside time for the spiritual practices of listening. This summer our society is in upheaval. – Black Lives Matter, HB2, Dallas, Nice Divisions that have long simmered, are boiling over. Which makes listening critical. In this lesson, I build on what Robin taught us last week. Binary conflicts

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A Fourth-of-July Message: Freedom!

Our Bill of Rights enshrines four essential, socio-political freedoms… – The freedom to speak and say what we think – The freedom to write and publish what we think – The freedom to assemble together and work toward changes we want – The freedom to worship in any form we want

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Tikkun Olam

Nope. That’s not a typo. Tikkun olam is a thing. A real thing. An ancient thing. When we set ourselves to the ancient practices of listening, the accumulated experience of those gone before us in our tradition gives us a set of expectations about some of the things we’ll hear. One of

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Revisiting: We Resolve Conflict (2)

We continue looking at how the story we tell ourselves about sin profoundly shapes our instinct about ourselves, about one another, and about how we deal with the divided lives we all live. In particular, we explore how it affects the instincts we bring to resolving the inevitable conflicts in

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Easter 2016

As we do each year, in this lesson we highlight a dimension of our ancient story, and how it impacts our daily lives. This year we focus on the spiritual principle of oneness — how it is rooted in Easter, and how it affects the lives we live. Have a

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