November Monthly Meeting

  • November 05, 2012
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Northshore Baptist Church

Registration

  • Guest membership fee is $5.00 which is applicable toward membership if the guest joins at the meeting.

Monday, November 5th

Terry Hershey

Soft Hearts from Hard Places

We know that we should love one another; practice kindness and compassion. But here's the deal: love can only spill from a heart that has been softened and in most cases broken. There is no doubt that when faced with tragedy or chaos or uncertainty or misfortune, we want to have a "handle" on it, or fix it, or make it go away. Terry teaches us how to live and love from a soft heart. This is not about a way to figure life out. Nor is it about assigning blame. It's about the permission to see the world--this day--through the eyes of our heart. It happens when. . .
. . .we allow ourselves to feel, fully and wholly. . .without a need to defend, justify or explain,
. . .we allow ourselves to receive love, compassion and kindness without suspicion,
. . .we are free to embrace an extraordinary core of strength and courage that resides inside of us. . .and let it spill to those around us.


   ABOUT TERRY:

     TERRY HERSHEY is an author, humorist, inspirational speaker, dad, ordained minister, golf addict, and smitten by French wine. He divides his time between designing sanctuary gardens and sharing his practice of “pausing” and “sanctuary,” to help us do less and live more. Terry’s newest book, The Power of Pause, offers the permission to slow down, and to be gentle with ourselves, in a world that demands More-Bigger-Faster. Most days, you can find Terry out in his garden–on Vashon Island in the Puget Sound undefined because he believes that there is something fundamentally spiritual about dirt under your fingernails.

www.terryhershey.com

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