Part of Something
The faith journey is one of loss and discovery.
Often over and over again. Wherever we may be on that journey, it is our meaningful connections with others and the experience of community that make us feel part of something larger than ourselves.
May you explore this intersection of community and faith with this week's offerings:
In this article, Wehner reflects on the omnipresence of grief in the world and the role faith plays in the grieving process. Citing C.S. Lewis, he writes of the reassurance found in acknowledgements of doubt and uncertainty as well as of the strength offered by accompaniment and community. How do your experiences of grief and sorrow? How does your experience challenge or reaffirm your faith?
Where do you find connections that inform your beliefs and orientation towards the world? What forms of community offer you the experience of being part of something greater than yourself? In this short video, Kuile shares his research on the ways in which millennials are redefining spirituality and finding communities of faith in new spaces. Watch and reflect!