In his teachings, Parker Palmer suggests that we live a ‘divided life.’ What does it take for us to find that hidden sense of wholeness and bring our full selves into community, together? As we begin our monthly study of Identity, we begin with our first step of looking within. As Palmer says “I now know myself to be a person of weakness and strength, liability and giftedness, darkness and light. I now know that to be whole means to reject none of it but to embrace all of it.”
Join Rev. Anne Mason this Sunday at 10:30 am when she talks about Palmer, identity, and ‘Balancing the Wheel.’
The sanctuary choir will sing Frank Ticheli’s emotional “Earth Song,” and the gentle South African freedom song “Khutso” (with soloists Elisabeth Jas and Toni Tasker). The First Parish children’s choir will sing Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher’s iconic “The Rainbow Connection.” For the centering music and postlude, Rip Jackson will play Fred Binckes’ lively “Fanfare for a King” and Schubert’s lyrical “Andante” (from Piano Sonata in A Major).
Click here to listen to Rev. Anne’s sermon from last week, New World Order.