Firelight:

Wisdom to Support & Inspire

Firelight is a blog and monthly email with poems, prayers, songs, and articles to nourish our souls and ground our climate justice work. We hope this will also serve as a resource for you to use in meetings and gatherings as invocations and reflections to ground the work you are doing with others in the heart and relationship.

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Being the Dream: On Winter’s Wisdom

By Kali Higgins | January 17, 2018

Welcome to the first edition of Firelight of 2018, curated by Kali Higgins who shares music, poetry, meditation, and reflection as we find our way into the depths and wisdom of Winter. 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…

On Keeping Warm

By Sara Wilhelm Garbers | November 15, 2017

Welcome to this edition of Firelight, curated by Sara Wilhelm Garbers. Read on for her meditation on the beloved Mary Oliver poem “Wild Geese”, an invitation to care for ourselves well, to keep warm through the cold winter night. This Month’s Curator Sara Wilhelm Garbers teaches formation at United Seminary, is a doctoral candidate at…

Here is the World

By Claire Curran | October 24, 2017

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,…

Fall Findings

By Kali Higgins | October 10, 2017

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…

Connectedness That Sustains Well-being

By Bethany Divakaran | August 21, 2017

Dear Friend, Welcome to this edition of Firelight: Wisdom to Support & Inspire! This edition of Firelight is curated by Bethany Divakaran who shares stories of connection. Read on for inspiration to sustain our well-being. Bethany Divakaran is a dabbling writer, a cycling enthusiast, an aspiring gardener, a self-made home canner, a puppy foster-mother, and…

Women’s Wisdom

By Emily Jarrett Hughes | March 8, 2017

The arts transmit women’s voices with potency. I invite you to sink into these poems and songs; let them fill you up so that you feel strengthened in your inner strength to engage with the world. You can also find a printer friendly version of these offerings here. The Water Song In honor of all…

Birthing the World

By Claire Curran | February 7, 2017

This ​week ​we’re ​exploring ​how ​we ​can ​build ​creativity ​and ​generativity ​in ​our ​work. ​This ​is ​a difficult ​time ​for ​many ​of ​us, ​as ​we’re ​confronted ​with ​what ​can ​feel ​like ​the ​darkness ​of ​a ​tomb. How ​can ​we ​reimagine ​that ​darkness? ​And ​find ​ourselves ​powerfully ​within ​this ​moment, ​able to ​respond ​fully ​with ​courage…