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Spirituality of Gardening is Coming

Spirituality of Gardening is Coming

It is that time of year in Seattle – Spring is in the air and we are getting ready for our annual Spirituality of Gardening seminar April 12th. Space is limited so sign up soon. This is alway a popular event.

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Celtic Retreat Evening Prayer

The retreat is only a few days ago. We are pulling out our tents, packing our bags and getting ready to head up to Camano on Friday. So many of you have told me that you wished you could come that I thought I would share some of the programme with you. (More to come(…)

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Reporting on Wild Goose East 2012

Tom and I are back home after several wonderful days at the Wild Goose Festival in North Carolina. It was hot, humid and dusty but in spite of that we had a wonderful time. Tom was in fine form talking about intentional community and moving beyond the Western dream and I had fun speaking on(…)

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Discernment at the Mustard Seed Village

Yesterday our Celtic Visioning Team met on Camano Island to discern together the way forward for the Cascadia program and the Mustard Seed Village development. This is the first time that we have gathered as a team that includes not only our long term commitment community: Tom and myself, David Vandervort, Doug Woods, Cindy Todd(…)

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MSA Imaginings

This morning we have an MSA Board meeting which made me realize that I have not posted our monthly MSA update for June. ———————————————————————————————– “God instructs the heart, not by ideas but by pains and contradictions.” This wise quote by 18th century French mystic Jean Pierre de Caussade was sent to me a few weeks ago(…)

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Place Matters: The Parish Collective on Churches, Places and Spaces by Jason Fowler.

Place Matters: The Parish Collective on Churches, Places and Spaces by Jason Fowler.

Tom & I are eagerly anticipating the Inhabit Conference next week. So much to look forward to and I thought that you would enjoy this reflection by Jason Fowler over at Sustainable traditions. where it was first posted ——- I recently had the privilege of meeting Paul Sparks of the Parish Collective when he was visiting the East Coast. My(…)

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Spirituality of Gardening Seminar is Coming

Spirituality of Gardening Seminar is Coming

Garden Seminar is Coming I have been so focused on Lent, Holy Week and Easter that I have almost forgotten to mention the garden seminar coming up at the beginning of May. This year’s Spirituality of Gardening seminar at the Mustard Seed House will be held May 5th. I love facilitating this seminar and the opportunity to(…)

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Let Us Help Get Your Garden Started.

It is garden season here in Seattle. The front porch of the Mustard Seed House here in Seattle is already bulging with plants – some germinating on heat mats, some under grow lights, others outside in our green house. Last year we sold over 100 vegetable starts – tomatoes, squash, basil and greens. Friends told me(…)

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Inhabit Conference 2012 is Coming

Inhabit Conference 2012 is Coming

InHabit Conference 2012, Seattle, Washington – April 20-21:  There are not many conferences that I look forward with great anticipation, but this is one of those rare ones. It will be an opportunity to be stretched, and enriched, a chance to gather with friends and make new ones and above all a chance to see God(…)

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Its Winter But Spring IS Coming

A couple of days ago I wrote this post Weathering the Winter Storms – Lessons for the Soul. reflecting on what I have learned from the winter storms. I love the ways that God speaks to us through the seasons of the year. This post formed the foundations for the latest MSA Happenings which I thought you(…)

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