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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Are You Weary? A Poem for You

By PennyGill / March 10, 2022

A Blessing For One Who Is Exhausted by John O’Donohue

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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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On Healing: Each Path Has Its Own Gethsemane

By PennyGill / April 27, 2021

The path of deep healing, of becoming whole, can be arduous. It asks everything of us, including profound surrender to what actually is present in our life. I have learned so much about surrender this long time of Covid, both …

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