Sociologist Tressie McMillan Cottom has written extensively about the construction of beauty. She argues that the way beauty is most often conceptualized in the dominant culture is as that which has aesthetic value that can be capitalized upon. And the way this plays out … read more.
Category: DRE Dwellings
We appreciate it.
How could we not?
We wonder at it.
Get absorbed in it.
Analyze it, if it’s got a frame around it.
We make it.
Point at it.
But how often do we listen to it?
How often do we ask, “What is it trying to … read more.
Well, there you are! You made it! We’re here, together, at the interactive performance of humanity. What’s that? Is this a dream? Why yes, yes, it is.
We see that you’re the spiritual guide of a young person. Wonderful! That’s an automatic all-inclusive pass to … read more.
You live like this, sheltered, in a delicate world, and you believe you are living. Then you read a book (Lady Chatterley, for instance), or you take a trip, or you talk with [someone], and you discover that you are not living, that you … read more.
Do you remember this part of Amanda Gorman’s poem, from President Joe Biden’s inauguration?
For there is always light
If only we’re brave enough to see it
If only we’re brave enough to be it
This quote resonated with many, many people in America, … read more.
“Faith is homesickness. Faith is a lump in the throat.”
“Once a reporter asked A.J. Muste, “Do you really think you are going to change the policies of this country by standing out here alone at night in front of the … read more.
January 4th- 7:30-8:30 pm (Zoom)
Soulful Parenting Group
Raising a Child: Living with Intention
Our Parenting Group supports sharing realizations, challenges and hopes around the monthly Soulful Home theme with other supportive adults. This month’s questions revolve around Living with Intention. Pick a few questions … read more.
Soul Matters-Soulful Home for Parents & Families
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What Does it Mean to be a Family Living with Intention?
Several months ago, the journalist and author Malcolm Gladwell interviewed professor and author Ibram X. Kendi on the occasion of the release of Kendi’s … read more.
Soul Matters Adult Faith Development
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Welcome to Living with Intention
“Here’s what I discovered. Intention is different from setting goals or resolutions in that it “pulls us into” who we truly are. Goals and resolutions “push us out” into … read more.
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What Does it Mean to be a Family Opening to Joy?
We have to be here, at this time and place, to open to joy.
Let me say that again, because it’s very likely that in reading that sentence, you went somewhere else–into … read more.