Poems from Interweave’s February Writing Circle

Dear Friends, Our theme for February was about the Privilege of Witnessing. We talked about things we witness today . . . how some come to us shyly, surprisingly, taking our breath away with their beauty. While others are brazen and jolt us awake even when we prefer to stay asleep. They happen deep within the self, family, in nature, …

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

We want to thank you for helping us make 2016 such an amazing year at Interweave. Here are just some of the highlights: Here is just a brief recap of Interweave in 2016: Fletcher Harper speaks on UN climate negotiations in Paris, and how we can be a part of effecting transformational change Interweave members preparing for a viewing of …

Fall 2016 Writing Circle Poems

Dear Friends, We’re happy to share a selection of our writings from Fall 2016. Over these past three months our themes have taken us on a journey about beginnings and new chapters, finding the music of our lives, and the meaning of family. From our writing circle family to you and yours, we send warmest wishes for a blessed and …

Walking For Peace: A Morning Vigil in the wake of recent tragedies

Dear Interweave Community, It’s hard to believe that less than three weeks ago I was writing to you about the Orlando tragedy, and now another seven lives have been lost due to more tragic violence in our nation. I have been struggling with how to ask our community to once again reflect on the critical state of our world, but …

Opening to Peace- Poems from Interweave’s May Writing Circle

Dear Friends, Opening To Peace was the theme for our May 2016 Writing Circle. It grew from our fall, winter and spring themes: Autumn, Keepsakes of the Heart, Miracles, Courage and Heartbreak. We learned that through all the transitions and challenges we traverse, Peace waits patiently for us to invite Her to sit with us and within us. May the …

Walking for Peace: A Prayer Vigil at the Labyrinth

To our Interweave community, I had planned to write you of our wonderful celebration – and I will – but the joy of Saturday's gala was overshadowed the following morning as we learned the news of the deaths of 49 people in a violent tragedy in Orlando. Our hearts are with all of those who have been impacted by this devastating …