Elaine’s Call to Writers Elaine Roe leads our Writer’s Group, and invites you to join in, too. Email her at laneyroe@hotmail.com to get the Zoom entry info. At left is Elaine with her (now grown) son.  Below, Elaine describes a bit about how her writing and spirituality weave through her life’s her passions. “I enjoy…

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Kiraya manifests Divine Creativity I first met Kiraya Kestin Langberg through choir music, but later learned about her lifetime of multi-modal creative output, through fashion, jewelry, painting, music, gardening, and the art of family. She tells me her name Kiraya has a Native American origin, meaning “Flying Rays of the Sun” or “One who Creates.”…

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Lyn’s Songwriting Process Long time attendee and chaplain current chaplain Lyn McKay has been weaving her music and songwriting into her spirituality for many years.  Here’s a song she shared recently, and the story behind it. “During one of my meditations the mantra came to me to breathe in Spirit and breathe out love.  That…

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Casey’s Eye on the City If you’re lucky enough to see his posts on Facebook, you already know Casey Longacre as a sort of philosopher/photographer. He gave me permission to post some samples of his city walks during this strange time, simultaneously his retirement, springtime, and COVID-19.   March 4th “The light bounced off the…

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Annie’s Mask Project Annie Christensen was on staff for Seattle Unity for many years, and currently co-leads the Intuition Circle.  She’s a multi-modal artist, and you may have seen her knitting prayer shawls during Sunday services in recent times.  I asked her if she had any knitting projects going during this Covid-19 time. Hi Erin,…

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Mitch Learns a Tech Thing Covid-19 challenges all of us to learn new things and leap over new hurdles. It’s rarely easy, but we can support each other as we each negotiate these obstacles.  Here’s Mitch’s story. Hi Erin, One of the things I learned this week was how to create a ZOOM webinar (video).…

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Didi’s Collage Meditations We continue looking at great stay-at-home worship arts ideas, this time with longtime community member, artist and archivist Didi Graves, who generously shared her collage process. “I started making paper collages in May of 2018. In one way or another as an artist I have been making assembled pieces for many years,…

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5 Element Taiji James Tierney teaches in our Youth Program often, and recently shared with us his special unit on 5 Elements Taiji.  Check this out, it’s not just for kids, though; the very brief format and imagery makes it easy for adults to learn, too. “The point of the movement is to help us…

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Three Minutes of Bliss If you saw our Easter Service video, you enjoyed the 3 minute meditation featuring the sounds of bells and bowls, played by Andrea Cariño.  For our first Worship Arts blog, we’re offering that piece here, too. Come back to it any time you need a pause.   A long time church…

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