Day Trips

The beauty and mystery of this world only emerges through affection, attention, interest and compassion . . . Open your eyes wide and actually see this world by attending to its colors, details and irony, says Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk. Find out how a day trip in Massachusetts can change us from tourists to pilgrims.

Passion, Compassion, Humor, and Style

Maya Angelou said, “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Join us as we explore the ways in which joy is an act of resistance.

An Atheist’s Prayer

Is it possible for a nonbeliever to pray sincerely? Join us to learn about this humanist chaplain’s experience praying aloud with hospital patients. Grapple with the question of what prayer can mean when there’s no one answering.