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January 2018

Crossing and Blessing Our Thresholds: a 4-part series

January 20 - March 17
Unity Church-Unitarian, Holly Ave., 732 Holly Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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$100

Every year brings changes, but sometimes the changes are larger and more challenging than others. If you are crossing a significant threshold in your life – a change in relationship, work, home, roles, identity or abilities – this four-part Threshold series offers a facilitated group experience for exploring personal thresholds, chosen or unbidden. In a supportive small group led by Karen Hering, participants will reflect on a current threshold in their lives while accompanying others in crossing their thresholds. Using conversation,…

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February 2018

Love’s Gifts and Demands

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unity Church-Unitarian, Portland Ave, 733 Portland Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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free but RSVP requested.

“Love is our true destiny,” said Thomas Merton. “We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with one another.” We’ll move well beyond a greeting card understanding to consider love’s many faces, its many gifts and its many demands. Free but RSVP by email requested. 

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March 2018

How the Light Gets In: writing about brokenness

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unity Church-Unitarian, Portland Ave, 733 Portland Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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Free but RSVP requested.

“There is a crack in everything,” observed Leonard Cohen. “That’s how the light gets in.” We’ll explore the places where we experience the world or ourselves as broken, and consider how we can find our way to wholeness. How is brokenness healed? And how does it sometimes open our lives and our world to the truth and the light we are seeking? Free but RSVP by email requested.

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2018 Spring Writing Retreat: When Memory and Imagination Meet

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - March 25 @ 12:00 pm
Christine Center, W8303 MANN ROAD
Willard, WI 54493 United States
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$220 - $270

Discover the creative energy and hope that rise when memory and imagination meet in your  writing. Whether we write for our own eyes only or for other readers (and whether our words are fiction, memoir, poetry or otherwise), writing invites us to unwrap the gifts of both memory and imagination, seeing not only what has been and is now, but also the extraordinary possibilities of what might still come to pass with our creative engagement. This writing retreat, for both…

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April 2018

Welcoming Transformation

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unity Church-Unitarian, Portland Ave, 733 Portland Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104 United States
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Free but RSVP requested.

Wendell Berry poetically pays homage to the continual transformation occurring in the natural world: “bud opening to flower / opening to fruit opening / to the sweet marrow / of the seed.” How might we too witness and pay homage to the transformation occurring within our lives? We’ll pause to notice the transformative forces moving within our hearts and within our world. Free but RSVP by email requested.

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May 2018

Choosing Hope

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Hope is not merely an emotion that comes and goes. It is a virtue, resulting from a conscious, deliberate choice and long practice,” says writer Mary McDermott Shideler. Where do we find hope in the world today, and how might we choose it and practice it? Free but RSVP by email requested.

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