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The Radiant Heart of the Cosmos: Compassion Teachings for Our Time

By PennyGill / April 7, 2022
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My new book, The Radiant Heart of the Cosmos: Compassion Teachings for Our Time, is here! You can find the paperback now, at Amazon, and the e-book there, shortly. I will let you know when you will be …

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Into the Wilderness

By PennyGill / March 26, 2022
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photo P.GillHow can we remove the obstacles to recognizing who we really are and what our life purpose might be? A gospel story tells how  Jesus went into the wilderness for a long retreat, and there had quite a conversation …

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Are You Weary? A Poem for You

By PennyGill / March 10, 2022
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A Blessing For One Who Is Exhausted by John O’Donohue

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Radiant Heart of the Cosmos!

By PennyGill / February 3, 2022
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I’m thrilled to announce my new book, The Radiant Heart of the Cosmos: Compassion Teachings for Our Time, is in production and will soon – early March – be in our hands. It is a collection of stories and teachings …

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Witness Within: Why Bother?

By PennyGill / January 13, 2022
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Hello, dear friends….Here is my sermon from January 9, 2022, in which I talk about learning to witness to our inner emotional landscape, and the profound gifts it offers to us, in experiencing our own wholeness and our ability to …

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Shelter in Place: A Talk by Penny

By PennyGill / November 24, 2021
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Winter is upon us, and it is time to follow the lead of bears and birds and trees. It is time to rest, to give yourself deep care. Here is a talk I gave recently, on how to give …

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Manjushri on the Shower of Spirit

By PennyGill / August 28, 2021
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We all know, we are living in an extraordinary moment of modern history, full of rapid changes and complex challenges to our ways of life. Manjushri lays out a very wide view of what is happening, and how we can …

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Bloom!

By PennyGill / June 22, 2021
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Bloom where you are planted!

Happy Solstice!

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Is It Time To Withdraw? Post Pandemic Clearing Out

By PennyGill / June 3, 2021
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Our long difficult year of pandemic isolation seems to be drawing to a close. I’ve been led to look hard, and hopefully kindly, on all I’ve learned. What and whom do I wish to hold close to the center of …

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Stories. Story.

By PennyGill / February 5, 2021
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Our weekly Circle of Island women has been sharing stories of our favorite winter activities, when we were kids.  We laughed so hard imagining each other ice skating, sledding out of a second story window, building snow forts, and hurling …

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