All posts by Rev. Candace Chellew

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6 Steps to Releasing Fear

And becoming a master of Love One night many years ago, Angie Gorman was in bed at home alone when a man kicked open the door of her bedroom. This was a time before cell phones and her only phone was a landline downstairs. The

This is the sign you've been looking for

Stop ‘Shoulding’ Yourself

Follow your arrow, instead I recently watched an interview with a Presbyterian pastor who has built an online spiritual community that is thriving and growing. It was not her intention to build this community. It simply sprung up around her when she began posting short

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Why You Should Bury Your Talents

The power of love in an unjust world Back in June, my spouse, Beth, and I traveled to Gainesville, Fla., to attend a couple of talks that one of my favorite authors and teachers, Michael Singer, gives at his spiritual center there called The Temple of

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Becoming Bodies of Love

“I am soft and luscious… “ I watched an amazing YouTube video a few years ago made by an Australian woman named Taryn Brumfitt who went out onto the street to ask other women about what they thought of their bodies. Woman after woman stared

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An Old, New Way To Pray

Gamma, gamma, hey! Neuroscientists who have been studying Buddhist monks and how meditation affects the brain since the early 1990s have made some pretty phenomenal discoveries over the decades. Meditation on subjects such as compassion, loving-kindness and even just following the breath, is shown to