Talks, Interviews, Events, Other

Welcome to the Bardo Sermon

By PennyGill / November 4, 2022

Hello, dear friends…I apologize for vanishing from my blogging life all summer. I needed, apparently, a long pause after the joy and excitement of seeing The Radiant Heart of the Cosmos (Green Fire Press) actually in print! You can find

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Book Launch Recording: The Radiant Heart of the Cosmos

By PennyGill / June 3, 2022


Dear friends…I am so happy to share the video recording of my conversation with Green Fire Press publisher¬†Jennifer Browdy, as we launched The Radiant Heart of the Cosmos: Compassion Teachings for Our Time, on Sunday, May 22.

All …

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The Radiant Heart of the Cosmos Book Launch

By PennyGill / May 11, 2022

I am thrilled to announce that my new book, The Radiant Heart of the Cosmos: Compassion Teachings for Our Time, has arrived. It is part memoir, in which I tell some stories of my own spiritual journey these last …

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Into the Wilderness

By PennyGill / March 26, 2022

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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Witness Within: Why Bother?

By PennyGill / January 13, 2022

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


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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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 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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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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Conversation between Marcie Sclove and Penny Gill, Podcasts

By PennyGill / July 10, 2020

These are the audio versions/podcasts of the TV videos in the previous post.

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