Category Archives for "Our Voices"

A seagull standing on the edge of a wall represents the spiritual connection between humans and nature.

Balance

Posted Date: 09 September 2021 | Rhonda Williamson

BalanceBalance is a beautiful thing.  Balance is also our Whole Souul Living Theme for September.  In a technical sense, balance is an equal distribution of weight that enables steadiness.  Balance is also about correct proportions: of power, justice, prosperity, Love… ideals seldom achieved but deeply worthy.  In these busy and troubled times, all of us […]

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A seagull standing on the edge of a wall represents the spiritual connection between humans and nature.

Balance

Posted Date: 09 September 2021 | Rhonda Williamson

BalanceBalance is a beautiful thing.  Balance is also our Whole Souul Living Theme for September.  In a technical sense, balance is an equal distribution of weight that enables steadiness.  Balance is also about correct proportions: of power, justice, prosperity, Love… ideals seldom achieved but deeply worthy.  In these busy and troubled times, all of us […]

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A man kneeling on the ground in a forest during a spiritual service.

Spirit

Posted Date: 05 August 2021 | Rhonda Williamson

SpiritSpirit is our Whole Souul Living Theme for August.  The word spiritual comes from the Latin spirare, the breath.  Later this became spiritus, meaning, “the animating or vital principle in man and animals: soul, courage, breath, or vigor.”  Many consider the spiritual to be supernatural or otherworldly, but with the definition above there is no […]

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The inside of a colorful hot air balloon can evoke a sense of spiritual and community connection.

August 2021 Ploughshare

Posted Date: 05 August 2021 | Rhonda Williamson

Click To Download  PDF August 2021 Ploughshare Posted Date: August 5, 2021 

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A woman's hands reaching out in front of a dark background, symbolizing her connection to the community.

Mercy

Posted Date: 01 July 2021 | Mike Morran

MercyOur Whole Souul Living Theme for July is Mercy, surely a precious and scarce commodity in 2021.  For years, maybe since the beginning, politics and the news is dominated by quick judgement, false certainty, and the drumbeat of fearing strangers.  Still, wisdom from the ages is clear; “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be […]

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A colorful fireworks display in the sky, reminding us of the beauty and joy found in life.

July 2021 Ploughshare

Posted Date: 01 July 2021 | Rhonda Williamson

Click To Download  PDF July 2021 Ploughshare Posted Date: July 1, 2021 

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A group of people holding balloons that spell out the word 'beyond', portraying a strong sense of community and spiritual connection.

Liberation

Posted Date: 03 June 2021 | Mike Morran

LiberationLiberation is our Whole Souul Living Theme for June.  Broadly speaking, Liberation can be political, physical, emotional, spiritual, or all of the above.  Typically, liberation assumes a current or previous condition of being bounded or restricted, and things get interesting when we consider that it is possible to be unaware of our own bondage.  Consider […]

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June 2021 Ploughshare

Posted Date: 03 June 2021 | Rhonda Williamson

Click To Download  PDF June 2021 Ploughshare Posted Date: June 2, 2021 

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A group of construction workers are providing a Service by working on a roof.

Vocation

Posted Date: 06 May 2021 | Mike Morran

VocationVocation comes from from the Christian tradition and refers to an internal calling or summons to do holy work.  A traditional and corollary assumption is that neary everybody has vocation whether they know it or not.  Philosopher Sam Keen wrote: A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an […]

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Valentine's day heart shaped box of chocolates.

May 2021 Ploughshare

Posted Date: 06 May 2021 | Rhonda Williamson

Click To Download  PDF May 2021 Ploughshare Posted Date: May 6, 2021 

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