May
28
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/amy-richter">Amy Richter: Seeking Balance in a Frantic World - A Christian Approach</a></h1>
From Amy Richter's keynote address at the recent NEHM conference: [T]he lens through which I want to approach this topic is looking at Jesus. But I need to start by saying something out loud that we all to some extent already know: that in many of the ways that we think of balance, Jesus is a terrible role model. If balance, as commonly conceived, is about moderation--the right amount of being and doing, of giving and receiving, of busyness and rest, of time together and time apart--for sustainability and self-preservation, then Jesus is a really bad example.
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May
20
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Vinny DeMarco of Faiths United Against Gun Violence gave two workshops at our conference in Baltimore recently. This is an important issue and as I reflect on Vinny's presentation, this is a good time to revisit the Episcopal Church's resolutions on guns and other information relating to this topic.
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May
04
2013
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<h1><a href="/blog/health-ministers-calm-centered-and-recharging">Health Ministers: Calm, Centered and Recharging</a></h1>
Find out how and why taking time out and recharging boosts health, and how a clinic's common sense approach is lowering costs and improving patient care.
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May
01
2013
by The Rev. 'Bean' Murray   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/may-is-mental-health-awareness-month-guest-post-from-emin">May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Guest Post from EMIN</a></h1>
The Rev. 'Bean' Murray, coordinator of Episcopal Mental Illness Network, reminds us that May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This is a good opportunity to remember that all of our congregations have members facing mental illness issues whether they have a diagnosed disorder, have a family member with a disorder, or are a caregiver.
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