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Embracing Communal Callings

A Conversation with Rev. Kelly Kirby and Lynn Miller Some Christians have profound testimonies about how God has called them; but, it’s not everyone’s experience. More often, God calls whole communities to big things, not individuals. How can congregations invite members of all ages to embrace God’s call to serve their neighbors? In this episode, […]

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A Multiplicity of Callings

Skills Sharing at St. Matthew’s Church: A Conversation with Rev. Benjamin Hart and Dr. Justin Klassen Vocation is often understood as what we do for work, but God calls people to more than our place of employment. Can God’s calling extend to skills or hobbies like bread baking, gardening, or cake decorating? Leaders at St. […]

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Bringing Calling Back to Life

A Conversation with Dr. Kathleen Cahalan Does the phrase “God’s calling” make you tense? If so, you’re not alone. Many Christians confuse calling with discovering one secret “right” path in life. When faced with multiple options and decisions, it can be paralyzing. According to Dr. Kathleen Cahalan, this individualistic view of vocation is often harmful. […]

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12 Tiny Things Desert Sojourn Retreat

How does being in the beautiful desert of Carefree, Arizona in the depths of January sound? JANUARY 28 – 30, 2022 12 TINY THINGS: SIMPLE WAYS TO LIVE A MORE INTENTIONAL LIFE The 12 TINY THINGS retreat helps you learn simple ways to live a more intentional life, ways to take lasting steps toward learning […]

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Yoga & Journaling: Teen Edition

When: Tues, Aug 10, 1:30pm – 3:30pmWhere: Up Yoga Minneapolis REGISTER When I was a teenager, I wish I would have had yoga, breathing and journaling as tools. I am thrilled to offer a workshop for teens with Emma to promote their empowerment, embodiment and confidence. Yoga, journaling and breath work are three amazing tools […]

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Get Joy, Avoid Quicksand

GUEST POST IN RICH IN WHAT MATTERS The world may commend us for putting other people’s needs before our own all day every day, but it will also lead to burnout. About a year ago, a coach told me, “You are really good at loving people. That is your full-time job.” Naming LOVE as my […]

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Writing, Yoga & Antiracism Offerings

REGISTER HERE Thursdays July 15-August 19, 2021, 6-8pm Open to All Levels Live, Online, Zoom Flash nonfiction calls our attention to detail. In this class, we will read, analyze, write, edit, polish, and submit flash nonfiction pieces. We can focus on quality over quantity, pouring over word choice and raising our own standard of excellence […]

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Gift 12 Tiny Things for Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 3-7! Let’s be honest, teachers deserve every week to be teacher appreciation week. Especially this year. Teachers have had to be so agile and creative, often shifting from teaching online to in-person to hybrid with little warning. It has been a hard, heavy year. We have heard from […]

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On “Engaging Gray” and “The Other Side”

Mary de Young is a talented social worker and coach as well as a delightful human being. I absolutely loved being on her Engaging Gray podcast recently. We talked about so many things including grounding ourselves and focusing on the who and the how instead of the what at work. Are you showing up how […]

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Ordinary Acts of Peace

This month’ s Peace-ology article in Bookology Magazine is about tiny, daily acts of peace. READ THE FULL ARTICLE IN BOOKOLOGY. Ordinary Acts of Peace Ellie: When I say the word Peacemaker, who is the first person that comes to mind? It is so important to teach children about famous peacemakers like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Desmond […]

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