Penny Gill Teachings

We Are All Bearers of Spirit and Light

By PennyGill / January 4, 2021

We welcome the light, as we celebrate an ancient liturgy of epiphany, the appearance of the Sacred within our very lives. Here is the text of my sermon, and here is the video. All blessings and courage and good …

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A New Year Greeting

By PennyGill / December 31, 2020

My wish for you as we begin our journey into the new year. 

The Shimmering Hours by Jan Richardson

There is so much

I want to say,

as if the saying

could prepare you

for this path,

as if there …

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Winter Solstice 2020

By PennyGill / December 18, 2020

It is the darkest season here in the northern hemisphere and the longest night of the year. And oh, what a year. We lurch towards the new year, barely allowing ourselves to hope it will slowly relax the stranglehold on …

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The Gift of Cave Days

By PennyGill / December 2, 2020

Are you bone weary and overwhelmed by your days of obligations and responsibilities and chores? Do you wonder if you can get through the long, dark winter, while supporting those you love and care for? Are you just plain running …

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A Time to Grieve and a Time to Plant

By PennyGill / November 15, 2020

Penny’s sermon this morning responds to these very fraught times in the country, A Time to Grieve and a Time to Plant.

In your comment, it would be wonderful if you would please include which seed you plan to plant …

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Let’s Not Waste This Moment! by Penny Gill November 5, 2020

By PennyGill / November 5, 2020

This is a profound opportunity to deepen our understanding of some fundamental realities of the United States. Let me explain, please. But first, let’s remember, we are worn out, thread bare, disappointed, stunned, and afraid. And much more. Why were …

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Our Hearts Are Breaking: A Talk by Penny

By PennyGill / August 19, 2020

Hello, everyone…I was invited to preach at St Johns UCC Church here on Madeline Island last Sunday. I gave a talk on welcoming our grief, for in our grief we also will find the seeds of kindness and healing. This …

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Welcome to the brand new Wisdom Teachings!!

By PennyGill / July 22, 2020

I am so happy to welcome you to my new web site.  My hope is to send out into the world the Teachings of Tibetan Master, Manjushri, and the beloved Kwan Yin, as well as a few words of mine …

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A Powerful Poem

By PennyGill / July 9, 2020
From my Car on Broad Street
The child’s mother pulled him
and he trotted to keep up. She looked straight ahead
and probably did not see
the woman in her shroud of filth
tucked beneath some newspapers and a fraying
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Two conversations with Marcie Sclove, Amherst, MA TV

By PennyGill / July 10, 2020


Marcie Sclove, of Amherst, MA Community TV, and Penny had a two part conversation about her book, What in the World Is Going On? and its relevantce for our current situation.  In this post you will find links to …

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