In February, we are encouraging Gardeners to bring a friend to service to celebrate the gift of friendship and be mindful of what it means to share in a loving community. In a world where we celebrate individuality, we want to pause and focus on our need for one another.
In his book The Soul of Christmas author Thomas Moore reminds us of the true power of the Christmas story is found beyond religion.  Christmas is a season where we are introduced to a baby who grow into a the visionary leader whose primary role in this world was to teach and heal.