In the midst of changes in the seasons, in our congregation, and the world, how do we hold on to that which is worth preserving and also embrace change? Let go of 'the way we've always done things' without losing the important things along the way? To say goodbye and hello with grace and love?
With meticulous research and deep compassion author Denise Davy analyzed over eight hundred pages of medical records and conducted interviews with Margaret's friends and family, as well as those who worked in psychiatric care, to create this compelling portrait of a woman abandoned by society. Denise will talk to us about how larger questions around homelessness and mental health became essential frameworks for her writing, how the generosity of Jacobson's family in sharing stories and letters brought the book to life, and how styrofoam ceiling tiles became an unexpected part of her writing process for this project.
When I breathe in, I breathe in peace; when I breathe out, I breathe out love. How do you find peace so that you can continue to breathe out love? This Sunday will be one focused on spiritual renewal and sustenance, including time of quiet meditation.
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