Category: Journeys

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Visio Divina at Allegheny Pilgrims

“spiritual practices help me feel connected to my body and create in me a sense of groundedness through my physical senses, while other kinds of spiritual practices, like journal writing or blessing, help me find my wings by focusing my intention in ways that are both creative and reflective. And so the key to spiritual practices is that we pay attention”

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The Courage to Create Peace

The courage to create peace is the willingness to hear that the community that is a comfortable place for me is not a comfortable place for my neighbor, because peace isn’t about silencing voices we do not like, it is about hearing them fully.