Speaker: Megan Dowdell
Megan Dowdell is an adjunct professor at Starr King School for the Ministry, a doctoral student, and candidate for the ministry.
Religion has always had a lot to say about bodies, but how do our bodies help us think about religion? When we “heed the guidance” of science and the body, we find tools to understand ourselves, connect with others, and live with greater purpose in … read more.
Theologian and religious leader, Howard Thurman, said “follow the grain in your own wood.” As we grow up, we learn what we desire, what makes us feel whole. We also receive messages about what parts of ourselves are “good” and ought not to be expressed. … read more.
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When we offer ourselves comfort, we can build internal resources that allow us to be generous with others. Imagine all the possibilities when communities come together and give courageously of their talents and treasures! This final service … read more.