Rituals that nourish and ground us

How can the act of making muffins connect us with prayer?
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Faith Reflections: Just be

by Jordan Miller-Stubbendick
Many years ago, I visited a monastery for a few days and was intrigued by the rhythm of the day. It began well before dawn, as the monks awoke for their first of seven set prayer times throughout the day and night. MORE ›

Boldcafe group: October

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Boldcafe Podcast: October

A global pandemic changes almost everything about life as we know it. Listen to the podcast episode below and on iTunes. MORE ›

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