Today in our multi-generational Thanksgiving service we are reminded of the importance of sharing, not only at Thanksgiving but all the year through. We will hold a Bread Communion to remember the earliest rituals of Giving Thanks in colonial American history. Bring in your favorite … read more.
Topic: The Gift of Generosity
I will share some personal thoughts on how Native people feel about expressing gratitude, not necessarily in terms of the Thanksgiving holiday but in a deeper private way — one that is part of daily life, part of seasonal change, part of being in ceremony … read more.
I love the poem that begins, “When someone deeply listens to you, it is like holding out a dented cup you have had since childhood and watching it fill up with cold fresh water.” Deep listening is rewarding not only for the speaker but also … read more.
The state of gratitude results from demonstrating compassion for one another: being connected to others, we respond with gratitude for this process of being alive and being connected with other humans. Being grateful is a process of showing ourselves — letting ourselves be known to … read more.