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Be Attentive…. To Others

Be Attentive…. To Others

In this second post on Reimagining Everyday Spirituality I want to talk about our need to be attentive to others. Pretty logical you might think, after all the scriptures remind us to: get beyond yourself and protecting your own interests; be sincere and secure your neighbour’s interests first. (Phil 2:4 The Voice). But how easy is that? Most(…)

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Be Attentive… to Ourselves

Be Attentive… to Ourselves

I am busily getting ready for the Inhabit Conference. We have sent in our contributions to the welcome packets, cleaned rooms for our guests Shane Claiborne, Al Tizon and Andy Wade, and now its time to get my presentations ready. Then all I need is to get ready to party. My workshop is entitled: Reimagining Everyday(…)

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Earth Day Blessing and New Free Resource

Earth Day Blessing and New Free Resource

It Earth Day and I wanted to celebrate first by sharing a new free resource we have produced Creating a Faith Based Community Garden. You can download it here.  Second, as our gardens here in Seattle are in full swing earth day seems like a great time to get out and pray over them. This prayer comes(…)

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Christ is Risen Lets Celebrate the New Creation

Christ is Risen Lets Celebrate the New Creation

Christ is risen so we proclaimed yesterday in our churches. The sanctuaries were festooned with flowers and rang with shouts of Alleluia. Most of us were decked out in our new spring outfits and the kids excitedly hunted for easter eggs. But today that excitement seems to have passed and life as usual is the(…)

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Earth Day Blessing and New Free Resource

Earth Day Blessing and New Free Resource

It Earth Day and I wanted to celebrate first by sharing a new free resource we have produced Creating a Faith Based Community Garden. You can download it here.  Second, as our gardens here in Seattle are in full swing earth day seems like a great time to get out and pray over them. This prayer comes(…)

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Christ is Risen Lets Celebrate the New Creation

Christ is Risen Lets Celebrate the New Creation

Christ is risen so we proclaimed yesterday in our churches. The sanctuaries were festooned with flowers and rang with shouts of Alleluia. Most of us were decked out in our new spring outfits and the kids excitedly hunted for easter eggs. But today that excitement seems to have passed and life as usual is the(…)

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  • Innovative Edge – Millennial Generation
    Mustard Seed Associates In this second episode of “News from the innovative edge”, Tom and John explore the millennial generation. Be sure to catch John’s post below the video. A Generation of Hope, Hopefully - John Plummer - A core piece of my internship lately has been researching the characteristics of the millennial generation (22-33 years old). It […] T […]

Contemplative Activist

"I discovered... the need for strong anchors that would make it possible for me to continue responding now matter how challenging the circumstances around me were...that is how I came into that balance between activism and contemplation, recognizing that it's only in the place of deep contemplation that we often find the resources we need to really be activists..."

2 Comments

  1. Mary Sayler
    Dec 20, 2013 @ 15:09:06

    Thank you so much for this lovely interview and your confirming word, Christine, on what’s been coming to me recently about appreciation of and reliance on the Breath of God.

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  2. Esther Hizsa
    Dec 02, 2013 @ 19:29:51

    This is wonderful. Thanks Christine & Rod.

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