Category: Blogcast

Blogcast: Gratitude & Creativity – Lessons from Mother Earth

Listen to this BlogCast Listen to our Blogcasts on Soundcloud  "The Divine really is just a breath away.  And it’s the simplest, most natural, daily acts – the things we do all the time, that we take for granted and that our lives depend upon – that can open and fill our hearts with the [...] Read More

Blogcast: How Do We Create Community After Sustained Trauma?

Listen to this BlogCast Listen to our Blogcasts on Soundcloud  “If we are to lend support to “traumatized” communities it must be done in awareness of the stories lodged in the center of great pain, fear, and anger. Beyond listening, we must bring authenticity, inclusivity, and compassion with our methodology.” Charline Manuel is an ordained [...] Read More

Blogcast: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Global Solidarity

Listen to this BlogCast Listen to our Blogcasts on Soundcloud  Gerald Grudzen reflects on the stark inequity that exist among the world's nations in regards to access to the Covid-19 vaccine and on how Pope Francis' encyclical "Fratelli Tutti" provides a vision for the kind of global solidarity needed to end the spread of the [...] Read More

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