Imbolc Blessings – 1/31/16

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with Norma Nakai Burton M.Div. This week we will celebrate the ancient CELTIC festival of Imbolc, also known as Candlemas and Groundhog’s Day. This ancient ritual always occurs at the beginning of February and marks the middle of Winter and holds the promise of Spring. The Goddess manifests as the Maiden Brigid, Goddess of the Hearth and Fire.   It … Read More

Tribal Talk – 1/24/16

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with Norma Nakai Burton M.Div. Gathering wisdom from Indigenous Tribes, such as the Iroquois, we explore the elements of being together in spiritual community.  Each person has an important role in tribe making – in community building. Special Guest Musicians: Wild Honey. Exploring Tribal Structures for spiritual culture-making, think about these questions:   What is your current Calling?  What are your … Read More

Celebrating Martin Luther King’s Life – 1/17/16

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with Norma Nakai Burton M.Div. Rev Norma speaks on topic:  How did MLK help to create strong leaders ?  How can we learn from this great organizer  to nurture one another’s passionate dreams?  Come rock to sweet  Gospel soul music with Richard Williams and Donna Benjamin

Healing Time on Earth – 1/10/16

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from Jesus to John Denver and Beyond

With Donna Corso and
Musician Michael Mish

Once upon a time, our precious Mother Earth was revered. The air that we breathe, the waters that flow, the sun that warms us and makes all things grow … all these were considered “angels” that the Ancient Ones cherished and communed with daily. Can that reverence be recaptured? Can we truly heal this beautiful planet that gives us life?

For many, a passion for the environment was reignited through John Denver’s Windstar Foundation. In her talk today, Donna Corso will bring together the mystical teachings of the Essenes along with the modern day impact of the environmental movement and Windstar. She will be accompanied by Michael Mish who will share some of his own songs as well as some popular John Denver songs.

Ringing in The New Year with 108 Gongs – 1/3/16

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with Rev. Norma Nakai Burton M.Div. Come celebrate the New Year in the Japanese Buddhist style of ringing the great gong 108 times. We will banish the 108 obscurations while taking refuge in the great teachings of non-dualism. Through meditation, chanting, and a Dharma talk we enter the new year with a grounded hope.