Speaker: Rev. Shelley Dugan

A Spirituality of Mediocrity

by Reverend Shelley Dugan

Who wants to be mediocre? Or perhaps worse, who wants to be seen as mediocre?  Ordinary, run-of-the-mill, nothing to write home about.  Or even lower than that –  second-rate, low-grade, a hack.  Some people, ironically, have been told to “work on their … read more.

Dancing in Service

How many companies and organizations have mission statements about providing excellent, exceptional, and extraordinary service?  Individuals often say that their main goal in life is to make a difference. We are surrounded by people and organizations who claim that their reason for being is to … read more.

The Long Haul

Most people experience “a long haul” at least once in their lives.  Many folks experience several.  Some individuals or communities’ lives are nothing but a long haul.  Whether it is personal, communal or global, these ordeals share a number of characteristics.  How do we make … read more.

Emotions and Spirituality

“Emotions are a particular way of knowing. They carry insight and wisdom. Emotions get in the way. They distort our thinking and make a mess. They are wonderful and feel terrible. Emotions, religion and spirituality intersect – enriching or diminishing each other. Join us as … read more.