We love and grieve…

The Marylhurst Community along with the Creative Source of All that Is weeps with sadness and grief in the wake of the horrific events that occurred in the night of June 12th in Orlando. While our prayers are with all the loved ones of the deceased, we also extend prayer and comforting hands to all our friends, families and neighbors reeling from this [...]

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A Solstice remembrance….

 A quote from John Davis as found in Esther de Waal's To Pause at the Threshold: "There is a place within the providence of God for the darkness, the night, the shadow. Our [...]

So little time and so much need….

December is a month of busyness - however one observes tradition during this month. There is much getting ready and some waiting and time --- does ---- pass ---- and quickly. [...]

A Season of Hope, A Season of Service

Years ago when I began as a hospice volunteer, I was introduced to Rachel Naomi Remen, MD. She was quoted in an article on the role of service in hospice. Her ideas remain [...]

Thanksgiving address

For this week in our month of gratitude, I thought I would share with you the Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address. For the complete prayer as well as a history of the prayer [...]

Stand of Solidarity for Peace….

Please join me and other members of the Marylhurst community for a moment of silence and a picture to be shared through Marylhurst's communications in front of the Peace Pole [...]

Remembering Paris (and Beirut and more) – an Interfaith Candlelit Prayer Vigil

TONIGHT!  WEDNESDAY, NOV 18th SOLATIUM, a music ensemble featuring Marylhurst alumni Michelle Wodtli and Art Viloria with friends, will provide music of comfort, peace, [...]

Buddhist Mindfulness – Loving Kindness

In the wake of the horrific events that unfolded November 13th in Paris, it is challenging to focus on a prayer of gratitude. Why? Because there are so many other prayers that [...]

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

There is an interesting lecture coming up next week sponsored by The Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. For all details, images and more go to their website [...]

“You will be great and you will be full.”

If we follow the trail of gratitude, we find there are countless people and events that allowed us the one thing, person or creation for which we are grateful for right now in [...]

Reflecting on Gratitude….

This time of year invites many to turn inward, to reflect on all that they are grateful for in their lives. This self-examination hopefully moves us towards action. For once [...]