Tag Archives: Community

Through Time

Were you there?  Six years ago on April 13 in 2013, we unveiled the Creative Life Center with an open house at St. Ambrose Episcopal Church. This year on April 13, the Center’s Westminster space was home to a vibrant group using SoulCollage® and also therapist Mary Foster and her clients.  Something clicked and I…

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The backs of 4 women with bright colored coats, arms around each other.

Creating the Community You Desire

Are you searching for either of these: Connection with other people interested in personal and spiritual exploration Encouragement to follow your unique path and support it with spiritual practice They are common challenges for many people at the Creative Life Center! The desire to create new community and personal support happens throughout life for all…

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A childs hand picking up a colored block from a Jenga stack.

Building up? Tearing down?

In Mark Nepo’s insightful, new book about community, More Together Than Alone, he says: We are all tied together in invisible places, the tearing of which diminishes us.  ~Mark Nepo There is a lot of tearing down of community happening. Just last week a special conference of the United Methodist Church voted to further exclude…

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Photo of a group of different hearts made from paper, wood, and stone. The wooden heart is painted with the words "Listen to your heart."

Where do you go for answers?

Twenty years ago I was good friends with three other mothers of young children.  One of the beautiful things about that friendship was that we didn’t tell each other what to do.  We listened and encouraged each other to hear our own inner voices and find our own answers. What we do at the Creative…

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The Vastness of Who You Are

Often when I read a blog post or email, a phrase pops out at me.  “The vastness of who we are” caught my attention in Laura Lyon’s recent newsletter. What is the vastness of who you are? Your vastness is beyond what you can put your arms around.  It is more than your mind alone…

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