Mike Shell's Blog – 1st mo. 2017 Archive (3)

Seekers again: The ministry of Quaker Universalist Fellowship

The poet Jalaluddin Rumi writes of night travelers who search the darkness instead of running from it, a companionship of people willing to know their own fear. (91)

Pema Chödrön,

When Things Fall Apart

Quaker Universalist Fellowship

What we are learning

Many modern…

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Added by Mike Shell on 1st mo. 27, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

The alabaster jar

First published on The Empty Path.

Many of us are chronically distressed by the suffering we see around us. It confronts us in the 24/7 news cycle, in social media, in what we pass on the street every day. We live with a longing to be rid of the pain and guilt that we experience in witnessing all of this…

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Added by Mike Shell on 1st mo. 27, 2017 at 9:39am — No Comments

What should I do?

Originally published on Quaker Universalist Conversations (1/1/17).

I had a dream a few days ago, one of those rare wholly unambiguous dreams. It was a flying dream, but that’s not the relevant feature, just a plot device.

I was returning…

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Added by Mike Shell on 1st mo. 3, 2017 at 9:35am — No Comments

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