Category Archives: Community

Interfaith “Water Sabbath” offers a time of rest, peace and hope for WNC water ecology and justice activists

Asheville’s affiliate of NC’s Interfaith Power and Light began offering a monthly Earth Sabbath service this spring at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on Charlotte St. Every fourth Monday the community is invited to an Inter-faith service intended to offer a time of … Continue reading

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A Meeting of Friends

The Religious Society of Friends March 6, 2011 This Sunday I visited the The Asheville Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, also known as the Quakers.  I’ve long been curious and attracted to the Friends because of their commitment … Continue reading

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Dance, Dance Revelation!

For years I’ve heard friends around Asheville talk about “Sweat Your Prayers” and how much they loved it.  Some were quite devoted to attending these community dances.  It sounded fun—I do love to dance—but I’d never made a point to … Continue reading

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Gold-Red Woman: Mother Grove Temple’s Celebration of Brigid of Ireland

Community Imbolc Ritual Feb. 5, 2011 What does it mean to “worship the Goddess”? My dictionary defines “worship” as “reverent love and allegiance”, “a set of ceremonies, prayers or other religious forms by which this love is expressed” and “ardent … Continue reading

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WNC Baha’i – Peace and Unity in an historic Asheville social club.

WNC Baha’i Center January 30, 2011 I have been curious about the Baha’i faith sense I first heard of it some 25 years ago in the early years of my spiritual search. That curiosity increased every time I passed the beautiful … Continue reading

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The Man in the Mirror appears at Jubilee! Community

Jubilee! Community January 23, 2011 This Sunday I visited Jubilee! Community, a church I’ve attended off and on for several years.  This Sunday I witnessed something I have never seen happen before in any church ever.  I was so proud … Continue reading

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Labyrinth Dedication Ceremony

I can’t tell you how excited I am that there is now a community Labyrinth in the River Arts District!  A labyrinth is a wonderful meditation tool for relaxation and spiritual practice.  I find it perfectly fitting to launch this … Continue reading

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