Acceptance and Letting Go

Rev. Wayne Walder: Acceptance and Letting Go

by Reverend Wayne Walder There are times when words like “acceptance” or “letting go” can feel like the words of failure. We get to the end of our rope and we let go, or we accept the inevitable. By the time we feel this way, we are exhausted or over-whelmed. But I’d like you to…

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Our Music: Sharing of Soul and Spirit is What Matters

by Susanne Maziarz, Music Director at Neighbourhood My role at Neighbourhood is one of both teaching and learning, shining and reflecting, supporting and standing tall. Because of my years of musical discipline, I’ve pushed myself to improve my skills in a way that a hobby musician may not. So I expect to hear music from…

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Families Growing Together: Can We find a Moment to Pause Daily?

by Margaret Evans, Director of Lifespan Learning Involvement with youth and children on a deep level, whether parenting, fostering, or mentoring, has both its joys and also its frustrations. If I have spent time planning a spiritual learning opportunity for the children and it is not being received the way I had hoped, I feel…

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Acceptance and Letting Go: Spiritual Questions

. Sometimes we need to accept something but cannot allow ourselves to accept it. We might fear losing some part of ourselves, or giving up when we are not ready to give up. What stops you from accepting what you feel you should accept? . Can “letting go” include a physical sensation? When we let…

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Acceptance and Letting Go: Inspirational Quotations

“This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.” – Rumi “Thank God I found the GOOD in goodbye.” – Beyoncé Knowles “Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” – Erich…

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Acceptance and Letting Go: Movie and Internet Resources

MOVIE: A Beautiful Mind   (2001) with Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly Winner of four Oscars. When Nash and others try to cure the disease of schizophrenia by using medications and shock treatments, his “genius” is also destroyed. Instead, he learns to let the delusions live and just let them be – not entertain them…

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