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"It's Your Life. Don't Miss it."
I am an appreciative inquiry coach and a fine human being.
Interests: movies, colorado at the entrance to the rocky mountain national park. i believe that life is too short for a full time job and that it is never too late to have a wonderful childhood., books and people who like to discuss them. my favorite author is tom robbins. i love my second home in estes park
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2022 Vital Conversations 1-2:30 p.m. Second Wednesday each month A Program of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council, CRES, And Mid-Continent Public Library - The Antioch Branch 6060 N. Chestnut Ave. Gladstone, MO 64119 Zoom: Meeting ID: 832 3534 6541... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2022 at The Human Agenda
2022 Vital Conversations 1-2:30 p.m. Second Wednesday each month A Program of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council, CRES, And Mid-Continent Public Library - The Antioch Branch Zoom: Meeting ID: 832 3534 6541 Passcode: 076621 April 13, 2022, The Immigrants’... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2022 at The Human Agenda
2022 Vital Conversations 1-2:30 p.m. Second Wednesday each month A Program of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council, CRES, And Mid-Continent Public Library - The Antioch Branch Zoom: Meeting ID: 832 3534 6541 Passcode: 076621 March 9, 2022, Gunfight: My... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2022 at The Human Agenda
Morning Prayer February 5, 2022, 9 am The Martyrs of Japan Zoom Meeting ID: 833 4666 6852 Passcode: 105732 1540s Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries introduce Christianity to Japan 1597 in Nagasaki, first martyrdoms by crucifixion of 26 Christians (February 5th)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2022 at The Human Agenda
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Morning Prayer January 15, 2022, 9 am Martin Luther King Jr. Zoom Meeting ID: 833 4666 6852 Passcode: 105732 Opening Litany God of all people and the whole of creation, make us into who you have created us to be.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2022 at The Human Agenda
2022 Vital Conversations A Program of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council, CRES, And Mid-Continent Public Library - The Antioch Branch Zoom: Meeting ID: 863 3940 5520. Passcode: 009557 January 12, 2022, The Little White Boat: My Search for the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2022 at The Human Agenda
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Cindy Maxwell 1949-2021 Died 12.12.21 “Humble Like This Child” First reading: Isaiah 11:1-6 Psalm: 23rd Psalm Reading: “Autumn Psalm of Fearlessness” Edward Hays. I shared this in my last visit with Cindy and she seemed to really appreciate it. Gospel:... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2021 at The Human Agenda
2021 Vital Conversations A Program of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council, CRES, And Mid-Continent Public Library - The Antioch Branch Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86339405520?pwd=aUdWblVVVU9ES1Z3dU1xOFI1UGxuQT09 December 8, 2021, Binding Us Together: A Civil Rights Activists Reflects on a Lifetime of Community... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2021 at The Human Agenda
Thanksgiving Prayer 2021 Great Spirit, Divine One, Creator who is heaven, earth, rock, wind, insect, tree, fox human of every size, shape, color. Holy are your infinite names chanted, sung, whispered, shouted in every language, tongue. We live on this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2021 at The Human Agenda
Morning Prayer Crazy Horse – 1840-September 5, 1877 September 4, 2021 Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83346666852?pwd=a0tOWHd1bUQzY2YxTnFVNVI0dGZ1UT09 Meeting ID: 833 4666 6852 Passcode: 105732 I am a beloved child of God. Your mercies are new every morning. “When you arise in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2021 at The Human Agenda
Vital Conversations August 11 at 1 pm Central Time. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86339405520?pwd=aUdWblVVVU9ES1Z3dU1xOFI1UGxuQT09 Meeting ID: 863 3940 5520 Passcode: 009557 “Happiness, the scientist says, is not a reward for virtue. Happiness is the virtue.” (321) August 11, 2021. Generosity: An... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2021 at The Human Agenda
“Racism demands an artificial and divisive construction of humanity, in terms of how I make sense of others and also how I envision myself” (246) David Nelson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86339405520?pwd=aUdWblVVVU9ES1Z3dU1xOFI1UGxuQT09 Meeting... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2021 at The Human Agenda
2021 Vital Conversations A Program of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council, CRES, And Mid-Continent Public Library - The Antioch Branch Quotes and Questions selected by David Nelson ZOOM #816 896 3836 May 12, 2021 Why America Needs Socialism: The... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2021 at The Human Agenda
April 14, 2021 The Jungle by Upton Sinclair. This 1906 novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (1878–1968). The novel portrays the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2021 at The Human Agenda
2021 Vital Conversations A Program of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council, CRES, And Mid-Continent Public Library - The Antioch Branch ZOOM #816 896 3836 March 10, 2021 Siddhartha by Herman Hess In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2021 at The Human Agenda
Quotes and questions selected by David Nelson. Releasing Conversation: Do you believe human beings are inherently good (Planet A) or inherently bad (Planet B)? Why? What difference does it make which you believe? Did you watch the events January 6th... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2021 at The Human Agenda
Maury Berggren (1938-2021) For five years I had the honor to serve as Pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in Manhattan, Kansas. There are several hundred people whose lives became interwoven with mine during those years. The relationship with Maury Berggren... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2021 at The Human Agenda
Blessing Prayer Thanksgiving 2020 Rams Horn Community Blessed are you Creator and Lover of the Universe. You gift us with a beautiful world, wonderful human families, and the ability to hope even in times of chaos and sadness. Give peace... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2020 at The Human Agenda
Never Caught: The Washington’s Relentless Pursuit of their Runaway Slave Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar. This is the story not only of the powerful lure of liberty but also of George Washington’s determination to recapture his property by whatever... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2020 at The Human Agenda
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Faith Story David E. Nelson Holy Trinity Lutheran Chicago September 13, 2020 I have always had a vital connection to the church. For my first several decades I lived in the parsonage next to the church since my father was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2020 at The Human Agenda
September 9, 2020 Vital Conversations Speak: A Novel by Louisa Hall This creative work is woven from a varied series of first-person narratives: Mary, a 17th‑century Puritan girl emigrating to America; Alan Turing pre and postwar; Karl Dettman, a 1960s... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2020 at The Human Agenda
“Who are you really?” Matthew 16:18-22 August 23, 2020 North Oak Christian Church David E. Nelson D.Min. When we moved to Kansas City in 1981 Trinity Lutheran Hospital was one of the active medical facilities on Hospital Hill. It was... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2020 at The Human Agenda
“Justice and Peace It’s Black and White” June 20, 2020 3 pm on Facebook David Nelson – Opening Statement We are living during a time of grief. Grief is an overpowering emotion that can weaken your entire body and mind.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2020 at The Human Agenda
June 10 – American Soul: Rediscovering the Wisdom of the Founders by Jacob Needleman Jacob Needleman who has spent a lifetime studying the religious traditions of the world looks at the wisdom of the American Spirit by focusing on George... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2020 at The Human Agenda
May 13 - Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro. In the Spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA, Dani Shapiro received the astonishing news that her beloved... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2020 at The Human Agenda