Being

Our Music: The Drum Circle Is Back

by Susanne Maziarz, Music Director at Neighbourhood How can we musically “be”? For some it’s through practicing, for others it’s through improvisation, or the thrill of an embodied performance. Music demands our full attention. It brings together heart, and soul, and spirit. Meditation teaches us how to be still, be aware, be in the moment,…

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Being: Spiritual Exercises

Spiritual Practices About Being Each day can you stop for five minutes and just “be”? It is harder than it appears in our culture. Maybe before you go to sleep, or as you get on the streetcar, just feel your breath, in and out. Feel your body and the chill of the winter. Five minutes…

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Being: Inspirational Quotations

“Before I can tell my life what I want to do with it, I must listen to my life telling me who I am.” – Parker J. Palmer “Finding the center of strength within ourselves is in the long run the best contribution we can make to our fellow men. … One person with indigenous…

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Being: Web Resources

Science and Being with Carl Feit, Anne Foerst, and Lindon Eaves, 52 min audio on On Being Many of history’s greatest scientists considered their work to be a religious endeavour, a direct search for God. Pioneers like Newton, Copernicus, and Galileo believed that their discoveries told humanity more about God’s nature than had been known.…

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