My title today comes from one of my favorite authors, JRR Tolkien, in his classic The Fellowship of the Ring. The poem reminds us to look beyond initial appearances, which can deceive. All that is gold does not glitter,Not all those who wander are lost;The old that is strong does not wither,Deep roots are not
Thomas Merton once said that we may spend our whole lives climbing the ladder of success, only to find when we get to the top that our ladder has been leaning against the wrong wall. We are shaken when we find out that, in building a life that we call success, that we are told
This week begins our series on dealing with challenges as we walk the rocky road of life. Join us as Rev. Melanie discusses how a solid spiritual practice can provide a means to remain at peace and centered even in the midst of turmoil.