Check out Middle Circle’s new podcast! This 10 minute episode hosted by Anders Peterson looks at Ash Wednesday and the ancient saying “remember you are dust and to dust you shall return.”Read More
Check out Middle Circle’s new podcast! Find a quiet place and experience this 25-minute podcast exploring hardheartedness and the call to love. This episode includes a loving kindness meditation led by Anders Peterson and a call to action by members of Middle Circle and First United Lutheran Church.Read More
How are you processing the outcome of the election? How have you been feeling about those who hold views different from your own? How are your relationships with family, friends, or colleagues that voted differently than you?
Metta bhavana, or loving-kindness meditation is one practice that invites us to cultivate love for ourselves and others, even when we may not be feeling it in the moment. The practice originates with the Buddhist tradition, but can be used and adapted by anyone regardless of religious background.Read More