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Rule of Life Self-Paced Workshop

By Rebecca Hall Any time of new beginning is a good time to write or re-visit our rules of life.  What is a rule of life?  Simply put, it is a framework for our lives that includes recognizing and honoring our major life commitments (which I call vocations), supporting practices…

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Beginning a Contemplative Practice

By Lynda Young Kaffie and Joyce Palevitz Welcome to this section on beginning a contemplative practice! The practices and ideas described here may be called “meditation”, or “contemplative prayer”, or “centering prayer”, (and other names!). This practice has a very long history in many traditions, including Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, and…

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Meditation Groups

All meditators are welcome at Abbey meditation groups. Tuesday Morning Meditation Join us for this 20-minute sit followed by discussion about our meditation practices. We will be using the book Seeking the Heart of Wisdom by Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein as a guide. Leader: Rebecca Hall. Time: Tuesdays, 8…

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Lecture: The Rev. Dr. Larry Peers, “Sacred Pauses”

Presented by the Rev. Dr. Larry Peers, former senior consultant for the Alban Institute. Within our Christian tradition (and other religious traditions) particular periods, such as Lent, are set aside for reflection, renewal, and reconciliation. Also, there has been a long tradition of “praying the hours” which provide opportunities for reconnecting with God and ourselves…

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