The Good News in Your Life: Insights from the Teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh

In this service, we will explore Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings on gratitude and mindfulness by thinking about the “good news” in our lives. The participants will be given a piece of paper, like a mock news paper, to write up some good headlines that come directly from their own lived experience. We will then explore how keeping our “good news” in mind is a way to counter despair and anxiety in challenging times.

Chelsea Ray has been a student of different yoga traditions for more than 25 years and has studied mindfulness in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh for the past 13 years, including attending a weeklong retreat in Plum Village in France and at Blue Cliff Monastery in New York. She is currently a member of the Open Heart Sangha, a meditation group in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.

This will be a single indoor service at 10 AM.

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