Archive for October 2017

Here is the World

Have you noticed how the sun is playing in the leaves, giving us these glorious last few days of fall? The bright beauty of the world seems so clear to me on these autumnal days, which makes the pain and suffering all around us even starker. How then can we see and celebrate the light,…

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Saving the Harvest

Stu Henry is a Movement Builder with MNIPL, the leader of the Climate Justice Minyan at Shir Tikvah Congregation, and a volunteer with MN350. The following was given as D’Var Torah (sermon) at the Sukkot service, a holiday which celebrates the Jews wandering in the desert after the Exodus. His passion is to create a…

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A Small Drop of Water

Over a thousand Minnesotans took to the streets on Thursday, September 28th, at the “Hold the Line” march to show our opposition to the controversial Line 3 pipeline proposal. I attended this rally alongside MNIPL, and was moved by the passion and energy that each participant brought to the march. I left feeling noticeably more…

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Fall Findings

This edition of Firelight is curated by Kali Higgins who shares music, poetry, and reflections as we settle into Fall! This month’s curator Kali Higgins co-creates experiences where people can slow down and tap into their intuition by moving with the rhythms and spirituality of the natural world. In these moments, we (re)find and remember…

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A New Story

Exodus 3.1-12A, Acts 20.28-31a: God is still speaking! We know that or we wouldn’t be here, right? So what do you think God is saying about what is happening to the people of Puerto Rico? I know that God has been speaking to me about how income inequality and climate change are intertwined, and—no surprise—God…

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