Category: Monthly Essay

What Does It Mean to Be a People of Resilience?

Reclaiming Our Resilience
by Rev. Nancy Palmer Jones

The word resilience rings like a chime through adrienne maree brown’s book, Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds. (She spells her name all lowercase.) This powerful, action-inspiring book has shifted the way I think about resilience and, in … read more.

What Does It Mean to Be a People of Integrity?

A Poem to Guide Us
Introduction by the Rev. Nancy Palmer Jones

Beloveds, the first theme for this new year—“What does it mean to be a people of integrity?”— resonates like a thunderclap through my core. And one particular resource for exploring this theme, from the … read more.