Day: November 5, 2021

“When the Veil is Thin” – October 31st, 2021

The ancient Celts called this day Samhain (SOW-EN). It’s a turning point on the pagan wheel­–which is comprised of eight days over the course of a year–each embodying a threshold in season. They all mirror Earth’s subtle shifts. While understood and celebrated in different ways, our ancestors around the world agreed on their significance, for we were all once deeply connected to these changes in Nature. And we did not see ourselves as separate from these shifts and times of passage. We, being...

From Your Minister – November 5th, 2021

Dear Ones, These past Sundays I have, for the first time since my arrival, experienced our sanctuary filled with people (it’s amazing what a difference 25 or so has made). The space has, not unsurprisingly, come to life–colors from the stained-glass windows landing on shoes and hands, no longer on empty chairs; the ceiling height has felt lower, and the room has tightened into a warm, close hug; the sounds of bodies moving and shifting, laughing and clearing throats, has been akin to music. I...

November 2021