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New Theme For February: Sexual Healing

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Rev. Lola Wright introduces our new theme for February, “Sexual Healing.” For most, Marvin Gaye and his hit song from 1982 will first come to mind—and we’re sure to be singing, dancing and grooving in that very spirit!—but as Rev. Lola explains, the inspiration for the series comes from Matthew Fox, the priest and theologian and influential exponent of the Creation Spirituality movement, and Gay Hendricks, the psychologist and writer for relationships and personal growth. What if we could experience great pleasure and joy in every moment!

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New Theme For November: “Service As Sacred Medicine”

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This month we transcend our individual wants and needs. We are invited to release our attachments to self and hold our desires lightly. In the spiritual practice of Sacred Service we surrender to a purpose greater than ourselves. Sacred Service is the practice of contributing and serving humanity, our brothers and our sisters without any expectation of renumeration or praise. Read More

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BEing The beLOVEd Community: Creating “Fertile Ground” In Sacred Circles

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As Bodhi’s Coordinator of Care, I am committed to expanding the experience of intimacy and belonging within the community. Sacred Circles are #FertileGround for this. Sacred Circles are small groups that gather monthly to socialize, enjoy food, and dive into our monthly series through prayer, meditation, reflection, and sharing. I find Circles to be an opportunity for participants to witness and be witnessed—to support, uplift, and inspire one another as we show up authentically and anchor ourselves in Truth. Read More

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Message Monday: Shining In The Darkness

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“Art requires both pride and disobedience. The pride of creation and the disobedience of disturbing the status quo.”
— Seth Godin

I’ve been really inspired by Rev. Lola’s recent message, “The Labor of Light,” and in the same breath frozen. Inspired to shine and share the labors of the light of my experience while also confronted with my fear of being seen – of sharing the shadow side of my light. The ugly, dark and painful parts of being a warrior – a laborer of the light. Read More

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