Holden Voices: Blog

Poems, stories, and reflections, written by faculty, staff, and volunteers currently serving in the Village.

When we attend daily worship as a community, we are keeping a promise. We have all promised to show up for worship, whether or not we feel like it tonight, whether or not we find it particularly interesting, whether we believe what the leader is saying, whether or not we like the songs chosen, whet…
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"I think it’s fair to say that we all experience nature differently. Some prefer wild, adrenaline-filled outings, while others prefer to look out their window and enjoy a bird making its home in their front yard’s crabapple tree. But I want to believe that there is some universal truth to the idea t…
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A Holden expatriate and volunteer reflects on his experience during the Wolverine Creek Fire.
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As summer turns to fall, Public Works team member Ellen Guisfredi reflects on how she sees the summer theme, "Creation Waits," in light of the Wolverine Fire.
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As the Village begins its journey of recovery from the Wolverine Creek Fire, Electrician Penny Gates, who is currently one of only a few in the Village, reflects on what is lost and what is still to be gained.
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In lieu of preaching at Sunday evening's Eucharist, Pastor Kent Narum provides this sermon for Villagers in exile due to the Wolverine Creek Fire.
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Nurse/Medic Linda Evans reflects on what we take and what we leave behind, and what binds us together during this stressful time of watching the Wolverine Creek Fire burn through the valley.
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Kathy shared this reflection on the geology of Railroad Creek Valley and her travels to other stony places, at Matins during the Board Retreat.
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