Courage Part 2: Poems from Interweave’s March Writing Circle

Dear Friends, In March our writing circle continued with the theme of Courage. We begin with a prayer, Patient Trust, from the Ignatian tradition, which so beautifully speaks of the eternal dance between Courage and Trust. We hope you enjoy it and all of the offerings! Warm Regards, Lorri   Patient Trust By Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ   Above …

Courage: Poems from Interweave’s February Writing Circle

February 2016 Dear Friends, A story (be it poetry or prose) requires both the telling and the listening. Yet it is the stillness that allows the deep, patient and courageous roots of understanding to develop and cradle the story, so it may be truly heard. All of this is present in the beautiful and courageous writings offered by Lisa Brown, …

Tapping into Self Care

Tapping Into Self Care Thursday, February 25 10:00am-12:00pm Christ Church, Short Hills $20 (includes light refreshments)- Register Here   Give yourself a Valentine this February with the gift of self -care. EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques,) also known as "Tapping," can help you feel less stress and more relaxed. EFT combines age-old Eastern knowledge and current psychology. Simply tapping with your …

Cosmic Spirituality

Sunday, February 28 2:00-4:00pm Community St. John Baptist, Mendham $35 ($30 members)- Register Here   Pierre Teihard Chardin was the prophetic voice that would play an important role in the development of process theology and in an understanding of Catholic Christianity as a tradition of embodiment which deeply engages science in a positive way. Over 60 years after Chardin’s death, …

The Leap of Faith

The Leap of Faith- Register Here Sunday, February 7  2:00-4:00pm St. Luke's, Montclair   Christian existentialism relies on Kierkegaard’s understanding of Christianity. He argued that the Universe is fundamentally a paradox that requires a Leap of Faith. You have doubtless heard the term, but have you ever wondered where it comes from or what it really means? More than a …

The Hero’s Journey

The Hero's Journey Sunday, January 31 1:00-4:00pm CSJB, Mendham $40 ($30 members)- Register Here Star Wars is breaking all records at the box office. But did you know that the inspiration for Lucas’ iconic story was found in Joseph Campbell’s concept of the Hero’s Journey? As a New Year begins take time to  reflect on the force that is moving …

The Progressive Stages of Prayer

THE PROGRESSIVE STAGES OF PRAYER- Register Here An Interreligious Exploration of Meditation, Prayer, and Contemplation Human Prayer begins with help! thanks! wow! says Anne Lamott. But for the deep spiritual traditions, these primal prayers are only the beginning of an "exploration into God." In this intensive workshop, we will discuss and practice the different levels of prayer and meditation help …

Miracles: Poems from Interweave’s December Writing Circle

Dear Friends, Apropos of the Season, on December 5, 2015, our Writing Circle contemplated the theme of Miracles. The writings, which emerged that morning, were diverse yet connected. Not all of them appear here (they may show up in a future posting!) But what is here sings of the human journey and the touchstones along the way – those everyday …