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Dancing into Unity: A Journey to Rwanda

Reflections on Unity: Reparations, Reconciliation and Unity

By Rev. Steven Bonsey The barber shop in my Cambridge neighborhood plays NPR news for its customers.  As I sat for a haircut recently, I listened to a very thoughtful guest on a radio talk show, comment on a controversial public act of mercy. I had seen it.  Amber Guyger, […]

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Dancing into Unity: A Journey to Rwanda

Reflections on Unity: Healing Is Always Possible

By Roddy Cardamone On our first morning in Rwanda, we drove through the bustling streets of Kigali to the Genocide Memorial Museum. There we walked from room to room learning of the horror that unfolded over 100 days in 1994. Given the current peace, order, and prosperity of the city […]

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Dancing into Unity: A Journey to Rwanda

Dancing into Unity: A Journey to Rwanda

By Rosemary Feerick Read Unity Newsletter here. INTRODUCTION For the past two years, Wisdom & Money has been developing a transformative journey program. Aware that traveling to another culture can be a powerful way to open our minds and hearts, we have been trying to create a journey experience that […]

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Spring News: Staff Voices -  Why I Serve at Wisdom & Money

Spring News: Staff Voices – Why I Serve at Wisdom & Money

Rose Feerick When I graduated from college, I received a portfolio and I understood that I was rich. At that point, I had enough Christian formation to know that Jesus talked about economics. I had heard the stories in church from the time I was a child and I had […]

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Spring News: Looking Ahead to 2019

Spring News: Looking Ahead to 2019

In January 2017 I began a survey of organizations to determine where we fit in the broader field of moving money in alignment with the Spirit for social justice. I gathered with organizations that worked with faith and social justice; with donor organizations dedicated to progressive philanthropy and impact investing; […]

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Spring News: Creating the Foundations for a Transformative Organization

Spring News: Creating the Foundations for a Transformative Organization

By Rosemary Feerick Earlier this year, Wisdom & Money celebrated its second birthday. During these first two years, we have devoted significant time and energy to creating our organizational structures. For us, this “behind the scenes” dimension is integral to our mission because we understand that “how” we work is […]

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Transformative Fundraising: Part 2   by Steven Bonsey

Advent Hope

The following sermon was offered by Rose Feerick at Pescadero Community Church on December 9, 2018. Readings:   Luke 3:1-6 Chant:  Prepare Ye Luke 1:39-55 “If You Want” A Poem by Saint John of the Cross   During Advent, my primary spiritual practice involves getting up before dawn so I […]

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Interview with Father Bruno

Wisdom & Money Plan for 2019

Wisdom & Money’s Board of DIrectors met on December 12 to set our 2019 plan and budget.    Details Retreats We will continue to gather our established Circles: the Bay Area Circle, the Boston Circle, and the Generational Women’s Circle. We will plan a second annual All Network retreat, place […]

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Turkey Meditation

Turkey Meditation

The turkeys are grazing on the lawn outside, having breakfast in silence. From time to time, one raises its head, mindful of my presence. They are circling the farmhouse, slowly. I have been watching them all weekend. In Native American spirituality, turkeys are a sign of generosity — as in potlatch […]

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