Inspiration

Living a Vibrant Spiritual Life

Here you’ll find writings from our staff and associates. In the pursuit of a Vibrant Spiritual Life, you might appreciate words of inspiration and encouragement. We update this page regularly with fresh words and ideas; please return frequently!

Reflections on Together

Reflections on Together

by CSW Associate Terry Decker   On Sept. 8, the Center launched a new discussion series called A Little About A Lot. By all measures the launch was a success: people attended, people engaged, people walked away enriched by the affirmation that we are fellow...

Waiting for God, Godot, and “Dog Oh!”

Waiting for God, Godot, and “Dog Oh!”

by Rob Field, CSW Director   As I write these words, I am waiting for God, and a dog. Like every other spiritually-minded person, I am always waiting for God (if "God" doesn't compute for you, please substitute some other higher power or source of transcendence)....

What’s With the Smiles?

What’s With the Smiles?

by Rob Field, CSW Director Left to Right: Cindy & Terry Decker, Rob Field, Flora Brooke & Lyft driver Dipakshii Here we are in Toronto about 10 days ago, staff & associates of the Center, with our Lyft driver (on the right, pink scarf). We're smiling...

Wanna Lyft? Reflections On World Religions

Wanna Lyft? Reflections On World Religions

by CSW Associate Terry Decker Ancient Prophets, Unfathomable Texts, Priestly Interpreters of the Almighty. Sin, Suffering, Submission. The Law, Doctrine, Dogma. Obedience, Ritual, Practice. Promised Land, Salvation, Redemption.  Enlightenment,...