As we return to the congregational year with our first Sunday of 2020-2021 we are doing so amidst a changed world.
Mark Nepo writes, “The birds pausing from their tasks became silent teachers, saying without saying that we need to fall in love with the ordinary rhythms of life, again and again. And when the tasks are done or have become too heavy to complete, we need to pause and perch atop our worries and concerns. So we can return to the world and do what needs to be done, until what sustains us reveals itself like the inside of a seed cracked by our beak…”
To read the full post go to this link, and play with these ideas on Renewal inspired by the natural world and how it holds us even in times of great stress:
(Curated and adapted for KUF from the 2020 Soul Matters materials for the theme ‘Renewal’ by Rev. Beckett Coppola.)