As the earth shifts, bringing a balance of night and day, we begin a new season together. My summer was filled with family time, blended with learning from colleagues at inspirational workshops and lectures focused on family ministry. I am grateful that I can … read more.
Category: Cathy Seggel Blog
June is a time when I embrace the warmth and beauty of so much around me. It is also when I appreciate the blessings that our young people bring to my own life, our congregation, and way beyond. The closing recognitions and celebrations are just … read more.
May is bursting with transformation, in flora and in fauna. I sure appreciate soaking in the buds and blooms, colors and light of this season. It is also a time in our congregation for celebrating rites of passage and honoring leaders. The Spiritual Pathways Team … read more.
What’s the greater risk? Letting go of what people think – or letting go of how I feel, what I believe, and who I am? – Brene Brown
As spring equinox approaches, I begin an annual ritual of searching for balance. I move away … read more.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.”
The weather in February can bring the chilliest, iciest days. However, I also notice the tiniest feeling of transition … read more.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. – The Dalai Lama
This month, I’m sharing one of the messages that I delivered in young people’s chapel. It seems relevant to the way … read more.
Peace is joy at rest. Joy is peace on its feet.
– Anne Lamott
This season can be one of hope as well as a challenging time for children, youth, and adults struggling to live healthy, happy lives while being tuned in to the pain, … read more.
Gratitude begins in our hearts and then dovetails into behavior. It almost always makes you willing to be of service, which is where the joy resides. It means that you are willing to stop being such a jerk. When you are aware of … read more.
Throughout the years, fall seems to catch me by surprise. By that I mean, the atmosphere seems to switch suddenly, from warmer, longer days to cooler and darker ones, with leaves and acorns carpeting our paths. I do realize that this seasonal change can … read more.
You are enthusiastically invited. The experience resumes soon and continues for a lifetime. We understand that you will have choices to make. We also know that the call is clear. You are needed. That means children, youth, and adults of all ages. You, of each … read more.