Learning to
Walk in the Dark

I have learned things in the dark that I could never have learned in the light,” writes Barbara Brown Taylor, “things that have saved my life over and over again, so that there is really only one logical conclusion: I need darkness as much as I need light. We are taught in countless ways to…

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Keep Indy Warm!

Community of the Living Spirit is part of a coalition of faith based and professional service providers are collecting hats, insulated gloves, thermal socks, scarves, and hand warmers for people experiencing homelessness. Now through November 2, you can drop off your items to at one of our partnering congregations:   Grace Unlimited (Butler Campus) www.indylutheran.org/campusministry/…

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Love Starts Here

Raw stories, healing music, and honest conversation explore the difficult journey that many individuals face in learning to love themselves.  Representatives from TWLOHA (To Write Love on Her Arms) engage local participants to expose the realities, hopes, and challenges of mental health. This event is part of the 2014 Spirit & Place Festival, which runs from November…

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Let Your Life Speak

“Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what it intends to do with you. Before you tell your life what truths and values you have decided to live up to, let your life tell you what truths you embody, what values you represent.” – Parker Palmer, Let Your…

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As You Are

What shapes and defines who you are?  How do you integrate the various parts of your identity into a beautiful, imperfect whole?  What do you do when other people tell you that God or your religious community will not accept all of who you are?  Explore questions around identity, sexuality, and faith through conversation, personal…

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