Faith Voices: Happy Earth Day! Blessed Arbor Day! – Rev. Jessica Abell
In the Green community, the week surrounding April 22nd has become a long celebration of Creation. Many of us now call it Earth Week.
Faith Voices- Celebrating Ramadan- Ihsan Riahi
Ramadan is this month. It is a time for spiritual discipline, an opportunity for self-contemplation of one’s relationship with God, extra prayer, increased charity and generosity, and more opportunities to spread goodness and love in society starting with our own self, our families, friends, and strangers.
Faith Voices: On Grief and Love – Rev. Gary R. Weaver
Grief: the universal experience of our humanity. It bears testimony to the other universal human experience we call love.
Faith Voices: Teaching Freedom – Rabbi Hillel Katzir
The Jewish Festival of Passover begins this Saturday evening, March 27, and lasts for eight days. During those days, Jews observing the Festival take part in a number of observances that are all part of the central theme of teaching the lessons of the holiday.
Faith Voices: Canticle of Healing – Rev. Dr. Neema Caughran
Light of Spirit, please hear our prayers: For the dying and the ill, Send the light of solace.
Faith Voices: Pursuing a Just Society Prayer – Rev. Dr. Anne Rice-Jones
God of Justice and God of Righteousness, you created us in your own image and likeness. You commanded us to, ” Love your neighbor as yourself.”
Faith Voices: The Great Affair – Rev. Alan Johnson
The great affair, the love affair with life, is to live as variously as possible, to groom one’s curiosity like a high-spirited thoroughbred, climb aboard, and gallop over the thick, sun-struck hills every day.
Faith Voices: There’s a Thread You Follow – Rev. Dr. Melinda Veatch
For years this poem, “The Way It Is” by William Stafford, has woven its way through various aspects of my ministry and life. It has been a strong guide for me.
Faith Voices: What is Your Faith Expression of Courageous Action? – Rev. Alane Currier Griggs
Georgia Harkness wrote a beautiful and thought-provoking piece on the meaning of faith in 1947. In it, she describes faith in terms of what it is and what it is not.
Faith Voices- Cultivating Connection- Rev. Wendy Jones
As I think about connection in this world we live in, I realize that it is time to truly embrace the truth of the deep connection that we are invited into both with other human beings and the world around us.