Ayanna Gaines

The Possibility of Words

Services at 9:15 & 11:00
The poet Rumi wrote: “Raise your words, not your voice, it is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” The possibility of words to enchant, to nurture, to grow, cannot be denied. In this service, poets from our congregation reflect on the meaning and possibility of words to evoke and influence change.

The Song We Were Singing

Experience and science have shown how powerful music can be in evoking in us memories. Sometimes. these memories are near the surface of our recall ability, others are deeply buried. Do we as people share the same memories of the same songs? What happens when we don’t?