Learning to be a Guest

What does it mean to know and love a place? Can we make a home for ourselves while still feeling like a guest somewhere? Our speaker will reflect on her experience coming to the Pacific Northwest and her experiences navigating life as a guest in this community.  

Elderhood in a Living Tradition

In the Christian Easter tradition, Christ is reborn in a way that the disciples don’t recognize. What do you do when change gets ahead of you? What is the role of elders in a living tradition?  

The Anatomy of Peace

As Ramadan nears its end, we consider how to find peace within ourselves and within all of our relations. In the time for all ages, we will ask Mr. Rogers’ question: What do you do with the mad that you feel?  

Water Beats Fire

In Chinese philosophy, Wuxing is the study of the five elements – earth, water, fire, metal and wood. Wuxing can help you to change a relationship that is becoming unbalanced, perhaps too fiery or too rigid. Which of the elements need to grow within you?