An Unexpected Invitation

By | February 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Author: Yvonne Hymel To say that I dislike exercising is an understatement and I’m a master at finding logical excuses to avoid the gym.  The thought [...]

Musings on Lent

By | February 19th, 2018|Newsletter|

Author: Jane L. Hebert I always felt attracted to the Lenten season.  Even as a young child I was drawn to the solemnity and rituals. On [...]

See How Greatly You Are Loved

By | February 13th, 2018|Newsletter|

Author:  Beth Johnson   This year, Lent starts on Valentines Day!  What beautiful symbolism because, in spite of its somber notes, Lent is the time in [...]

Winter and the Journey Within

By | February 5th, 2018|Newsletter|

Author:  Yvonne Hymel   Winter has become my favorite time of year.  Usually spared the brutally cold weather of northern climates, I enjoy the brisk air, [...]

Holding the Polarities

By | January 18th, 2018|Newsletter|

Author:  Jane L. Hebert   For my meditation this early cold morning (it’s 12 degrees colder than Fairbanks, Alaska!), I huddle beneath a quilt before a [...]

New Year’s Resolution

By | January 8th, 2018|Newsletter|

Author: Beth Johnson   The first morning, after moving into a new home, I left for work at the same time that a neighbor left his [...]

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

By | January 5th, 2018|Newsletter|

Author:  Yvonne Hymel   The beginning of each new year evokes a looking back to the ending year and looking ahead to what the next year [...]

Creating Space

By | December 29th, 2017|Newsletter|

Author: Jane Hebert   Two or three weeks before Christmas, my mother would line up all of us kids and say in her firmest voice, “There’s [...]

Make Straight His Paths

By | December 17th, 2017|Newsletter|

Author: Beth Johnson   In the Gospel for the second Sunday of Advent, Isaiah tells us, “Prepare the way of the Lord.”  And in the first [...]

Advent: A Season of Waiting

By | December 4th, 2017|Newsletter|

Author: Yvonne Himel   The overarching theme of each Advent season is “Waiting”.  When humans lived more connected to the earth and her rhythms, waiting came [...]