I'm in the process of exploring the site and reading the suggested documents. I have posted a link to the website and pasted the brief intro paragraph about the IPCR Initiative on Shift Movement, the social networking…"
Heaven's no! In responding simply relative to the mentor/mentee question, I see that relationship as much more intimate and thus in parallel to the "guide on the side" metaphor from teaching. There is…"
"Rev. Cheen -
In any mentor/mentee relationship my greatest longing, from either perspective, is the establishment of a bond of trust and sharing of wonder. As a mentor, I desire my mentee to feel that she/he is safe to explore the deep…"
Ah, what a wonderful example! I love Taize chant. My bachelor's degree is in pre-classical music, so I was exposed to some gorgeous examples of medieval and "ethnic" chant (for lack of a better…"
Thank you for getting this conversation started!
My favorite element of community worship is surely singing, especially the singing and prayer that accompanies Taize services.
Also, just a quick question for you. How do you personally…"
"Arlan, my church is actually doing two separate trips to view the movie this week, then we are gathering as community next week to share a meal and dialogue about the experience.
Are you by any chance involved with the Shift…"
"Thank you for the reminder link to The Shift movie, Arlan.
Wouldn't it be lovely to mark 9/11/11 locally and globally by bringing people together to meditate and watch this movie? Imagine a consciousness film festival, beginning…"
"Greetings, Molly. Would you please clarify your last comment for me? Are you querying the group about energy support among ourselves, or mentoring as an exchange of energy between the mentor and the mentee? Thanks!"
I've been involved in a few conversations recently about what various peoples' favourite elements of ritual and worship are. There tends to be a confusion among the people with whom I've been speaking about personal contemplative practices and community ritual. I'm curious, what are people's favourite elements of community ritual from their traditions? Why? For me, as a mainline/liberal Protestant Christian, it would have to be the interweaving of so many different opportunities for song…See More
The power of sacred art to draw together people of widely different beliefs, ethnicities, genders, ages, and nationalities. All women who have the courage to stand strong against apathetic and abusive people and societies. Children who cry for peace and see the Divine as light and love.
Interreligious causes I care about:
Conflict resolution. Gender equality.
Changes I am working toward in my community:
Mentoring and educating children to embody gratitude and tolerance.
I am an attorney, musician, ethnic dancer and Doctorate of Ministry student.
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I did. It was wonderful! I would love to hear more about what comes up in your group as you reflect on the ted talk. Since the conference I've been thinking a lot about how we hear and tell stories, even our own. What influences how we tell our own stories?
We love Dr Emoto's work, we had a wonderfully well-imprinted water bottle that charged the water with healing energy, alas our girlfriend or roomate thought it was trash, they tossed it...
Sometimes people who fail to see the subtle properties of things often overlook great treasures or ruin them without being aware anything is amiss...
We will imprint a new watert bottle when we can find one we like. We still have the original holy water we imprinted the first bottle with...
We would recommend you join our friend Leila Raven's community, Temple Illuminatus. We are doing most of our work online there at the moment. It is a very diverse community, a comfortable place for us to let our hair down...