Category: Blogcast

Blogcast: Gratitude & Forgiveness: Openings to New Possibilities

Listen to this BlogCast Listen to our Blogcasts on Soundcloud  To be truly grateful, that which flows from the heart needs to be named or identified. “What did I just see or hear or feel that brought forth gratitude?” - Marica Riggers Marcia brings over 50 years of experience and focus on faith in everyday [...] Read More

Blogcast: Hope vs. Toxic Positivity

Listen to this BlogCast Listen to our Blogcasts on Soundcloud  “Hope is about looking at the world as it is and realizing the potential of you and your community members to make it a better place.” - Abhayjeet Singh Sachal Abhayjeet (Abhay) Singh Sachal is an 19-year-old Canadian humanitarian, environmentalist, and activist who believes that [...] Read More

Blogcast: Choosing to Build Relationships

Listen to this BlogCast Listen to our Blogcasts on Soundcloud “If we all asked ourselves what changed during these past few months, I hope we can agree that it is our attitude towards our lives, respect for our environment and for each other.” - Mahrukh Motafram  Mahrukh Motafram is currently a member, trustee and, a [...] Read More

Blogcast: How do we Recover Health amid a Weariness with Pandemic Fatigue?

Listen to this BlogCast Listen to our Blogcasts on Soundcloud Daryn Holdsworth, MDiv studied piano, viola, trombone, and bass guitar in his elementary school years. Thinking that music was not going to play a role in his professional life, Daryn earned his B.A. in Psychology at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas. Following college, Daryn bought [...] Read More

Blogcast: Spiritual Hunger

Listen to this BlogCast Listen to our Blogcasts on Soundcloud The Reverend Stephen Avino is a deacon within the Community of Saint George, a jurisdiction within the Liberal Catholic Church - Young Rite. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and received a Master's Degree in Religious Studies at Chicago Theological Seminary. He works [...] Read More

Blogcast: My Mom’s Grit

Listen to this BlogCast Listen to our Blogcasts on Soundcloud As CWS’s executive vice president, Maurice Bloem assists and advises the president in the daily management of the organization, while specializing in managing strategy, research, monitoring and evaluation, and incubation. He is also the agency’s main representative to the United Nations. Bloem is the former [...] Read More

Blogcast: America’s Spiritual Destiny

Listen to this BlogCast Listen to our Blogcasts on Spotify Sebrina Somers' career as an environmental health scientist led her to China, and China led her to writing.  While researching the built environments of ethnic minorities in Yunnan Province, she began blogging about the rich history and diversity of that region.  It wasn't until she [...] Read More

Blogcast: Being Accountable to One Another

Listen to this BlogCast Janice Tufte, Muslim, was born and raised in Seattle and has lived in various regions of the United states before settling back in Seattle. Janice has resided in areas of poverty and areas of great wealth. Always seeking ways to catalyze and enact positive differences she has developed multiple community-based projects [...] Read More

Blogcast: Cancel Culture

Listen to this BlogCast Michael Reid Trice is Founder of Religica, the Spehar-Halligan Associate Professor for Constructive Theology, and serves as the Director of the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs at the School of Theology and Ministry at Seattle University.  Michael spends his time at home today … because we’re in a pandemic! [...] Read More