Advent is a season of anticipation, a sacred time meant to focus all our attention forward, while being fully present in the now. The preparations for Christmas can seem like an amalgamation of rushing, shopping, traffic, advertisements, food, more traffic and holiday gatherings. Instead, may we receive this Advent season* as a resplendent gift which … More Start of Advent
“Meister Eckhart (c. 1260 – c. 1328) said in essence that the spiritual life has more to do with subtraction than with addition. […] We aren’t really free until we’re free from ourselves: our ego, our reputation, our self-image, our need to be right, our need to be successful, our need to have everything under … More The Way Out of Poverty of Spirit
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your … More Active Peace
ELECTED Silence, sing to me And beat upon my whorlèd ear, Pipe me to pastures still and be The music that I care to hear. Shape nothing, lips; be lovely-dumb: It is the shut, the curfew sent From there where all surrenders come Which only makes you eloquent. … More
Amani ya Juu is peace from above, women empowerment, and the art of sewing – sewing fabrics, vibrant patterns, and seams. When pieces come together the possibilities are endless. The hallmark of Amani is the uniqueness of each one-of-a-kind product, crafted with love, precision and dedication while extraordinary lives blossom — the fusion of peace, … More We Are Celebrating 20 Years!