Feeling our feelings as spiritual practice

Do you listen to the messages your body sends when you experience big feelings?
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Blessed are those who grieve

Blessed are those who grieve

by Collette Broady Grund Though I never would’ve believed it when my 46-year-old husband died suddenly three years ago, grief has blessings to offer. This is not to say that the things we grieve are necessary to our spiritual growth, that everything happens for a...

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Feeling our feelings as spiritual practice

Feeling our feelings as spiritual practice

by Collette Broady Grund Over the last year, I have spent a lot of time with groups and individuals who are processing grief. It’s an unfolding vocation as I continue to process and integrate the sudden death of my husband in June 2019. Sharing what I have learned and...

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Every month we offer a podcast version of one of the articles. Listen to, “Tears and Laughter,” written by Elyssa Salinas-Lazarski from the December 2020 issue. You can listen here or get it from iTunes. MORE

Boldcafe dinner invite

Join Boldcafe writers + friends for conversation and dinner, Thursday, April 13 @ 7 p.m. (CST)!

Once a month we meet with some of our popular writers to talk about our favorite articles and more! Bring your own dinner (B.Y.O.D) and sign up via Zoom.

Join us for our next Boldcafe Monthly Dinner hosted by The Rev.Jennifer Hackbarth. She will host our time together and lead our discussion about risking to rest.

Read, “Faith reflections: Rest and risk


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