lent collection

M Barclay

Day 3 - interdependence

Day 3 - interdependence

If you haven't read the introduction to this practice on our webpage, we encourage you to first read more about it here. View the whole collection here. Today's word for writing is "interdependence." On pathways to collective flourishing, what role does interdependence play?What practices of interdependence are hardest for you?Where do you see the beauty of interdependence in the world?What has the pandemic taught you about interdependence?How is our interdependence with other creatures and creations being neglected?What structures are actively working against practices of interdependence? Reflect. Meditate. Pay attention. Feel.Then, write three lines of poetry.May it be a prayer, a confession, an observation, a longing,...

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M Barclay

Day 2 - commitment

Day 2 - commitment

If you haven't read the introduction to this practice on our webpage, we encourage you to first read more about it here. View the whole collection here. Today's word for writing is "commitment." On pathways to collective flourishing, how does the need for commitment manifest?What threatens your commitments to the claims you make about justice, the future you desire, or the values you hope to live by?Who and/or what are you actively committed to?What does commitment look like, as a practice?Who has been committed to you in and through difficult times?Are you able to articulate your own commitment priorities?Reflect. Meditate. Pay...

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M Barclay

Day 1 - remember

Day 1 - remember

If you haven't read the introduction to this practice on our webpage, we encourage you to first read more about it here. View the whole collection here. Today's word for writing is "remember." We are called to join, to create, to celebrate, to clear room for pathways to collective flourishing, trusting in divine accompaniment as we seek to accompany in return. What is the role of remembrance on pathways of collective flourishing?What truths or histories or stories need remembering in this era?How does remembrance enable living differently?What is the importance of remembering our mortality, our precarity, our eventual return to the...

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M Barclay

a lenten journey through poetry

a lenten journey through poetry

Sign-up to receive daily prompts here. View the whole collection here. About the theme The season's theme will be "pathways to collective flourishing."  How are these pathways created? How do we know if/when we are on them or blockading them? What is needed to travel them and what can we expect to encounter along the way? As the Divine companions us toward transformation, She asks for our companionship in return. A love that is reciprocal in practice and belief. The season of Lent is an invitation to pay attention to when, and where, and how that ask is made of us. In recognition that...

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