• this light lingers / A Year of Song

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  • Dreaming (September 24, 2017)

    Dreaming/ September 24, 2017

    Peter Fitch thinks about the dreams that individuals have and the dream that God has for societies. Two links at the end of the talk; “I have a dream” speech (August 28, 1963) Martin Luther King, Jr. and Patti Griffin’s song, ‘Up to the Mountain’

     


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    Commitments and Practices (Think Less, Do More) (September 17, 2017)

    Commitments and Practices (Think Less, Do More)/ September 17, 2017

    Walter Thiessen reflects back on the year of monthly talks related to practical prayer ideas by emphasizing the importance of committing and practicing rather than over-thinking things.

    Attached are the two resources that I mentioned: “Simple Contemplative Prayers” and “Contemplative Reading List


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    Disaster Week (September 10, 2017)

    Disaster Week/ September 10, 2017

    Peter Fitch speaks about some of the disasters that have been rocking the world this week as well as some of the religious messages that have been rocking the internet. Not finding too much wisdom there, he reflects on thoughts by Neil Degrasse Tyson and others about climate change. He concludes that whether there are disasters or not, there is always an opportunity to grow in character and to care for those around us.
    Link to video interview with Xiuhtezcatl Martinez (starts at the 15 minute mark/ you may need to endure a few ads to watch)
    Link to book, We Rise.
    Link to Confounds the Science – (Parody of) Sound of Silence


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