Author: Matthew Gilsenan

Cultivating Peace with Alastair McIntosh

Cultivating Peace is life practice. Our speaker, Alastair McIntosh, brings his leadership on the practice and the real-world impact to our next retreat. Europe is experiencing the greatest threat to peace on our soil since WWII, and many of us have personal relationships with those directly affected. World peace seems more tenuous, as long-simmering conflicts … Continue reading Cultivating Peace with Alastair McIntosh

Basel inter-religious event confirms: “The world does not belong to us—it belongs to our future.”

Three Basel fellowship leaders participated in a small but important interfaith event, just outside of Basel, earlier in September, along with members of various local faith communities, on the theme that religious communities have a responsibility for promoting peace and a healthy environment. The event was held in German and titled «Unsere religiöse Verantwortung für … Continue reading Basel inter-religious event confirms: “The world does not belong to us—it belongs to our future.”

Letter from Dallis- “The Dude Abides”

Letter from Dallis contributed by Dallis Radamaker Recently the 20th anniversary of the release of “The Big Lebowski” was celebrated. In honor of this important milestone in world history, cinema owners across Holland, where I live, declared May 14, 2018 “Dude Day” and arranged special one-time showings in practically every movie theater in the country. Many … Continue reading Letter from Dallis- “The Dude Abides”