Nonviolent communication, often called compassionate communication, is a method of communication that is based upon the recognition and understanding of our most basic human needs. In order to remain in covenant with one another, we must attempt recognize, understand and find ways to meet the … read more.
Speaker: Darya Aberback
Join us as we consider friendship from a number of angles, from President Obama’s inability to understand the value of political friendships to the role gossip plays in managing friendships.
A look at the challenges and opportunities of growing older.
In our changing awareness of language, how can we be sensitive to people who are powerless, stigmatized, or marginalized? Where do we draw the line between basic respect and the overreach of political correctness? Come explore these issues around word choice and why it matters.
“When in Rome, do as you done in Milledgeville.” Author and Georgia native Flannery O’Connor was a devout Catholic who deplored being dismissed by critics as a female Christian writer from the South. A yearning to be “intelligently holy” permeates her writing and her life at … read more.
Each of Buddhism’s Four Immeasurables — loving-kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity — has a far enemy and a near enemy. Cruelty is the far enemy of compassion. That’s apparent. However it’s the near enemies that can trip us up — responses and emotions that seem … read more.
Many years ago Celestine Sibley, the beloved columnist, wrote of a Kentucky woman’s homespun musings about the theological message inherent in patchwork quilting. There is truth in those musings, but there is a deeper truth beneath the colorful surface of the quilt that offers a … read more.
Join us for our annual Christmas Pageant “Would You Like to Hold the Baby?” at 4:00 PM, and our annual Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7:00 PM.
Why is it that when we look the hardest, spiritual revelations and the deeper meanings of life always seem to be just out of reach, but when we let our guard down… THEY find us when and where we least expect it…
This Sunday, … read more.