A different way of seeing
Seeing has distracted me from learning how the light inside me works, fooled me into thinking I have a clear view of where the road leads.
Ministerial group bridges left-right divide
Afterwards, Larry Engel thanked Mike Breininger for running a productive meeting. Breininger was startled: "I don't recall a liberal pastor ever complimenting me."
An invitation to silence
We began our business meeting in the chapel with dimmed lights. I led the board through several calming prayers, noticing our breath and heartbeats.
Ashes in the streets
At our first outdoor procession, I felt awkward. I’d led liturgies before, but my church life and my real life didn’t usually intersect so publicly.
Essays by readers
In response to our request for essays on mentors, we received many compelling reflections. Here is a selection.
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