The Healthsigns Team
Taize meditative singing in a quiet setting promotes a sense of spiritual openness. Readings for reflection are taken from poetry, scripture, spiritual classics, and contemporary.
Spiritual direction is the art of discovering and awakening to our deepest yearnings and purpose. When we are enlivened by the Spirit we can live an authentic life. It enables the seeker to become grounded in a Higher Power and to grow in love and find greater fulfillment in our relationships.
Monastery of the Heart Group
Through the heart we can transcend the barriers of place and negative thinking. Heart is at the center of the invitation to the spiritual life – “Where your heart is, there Your treasure will be.”Monastery of the Heart is a team-led group of seekers who pray, eat, and reflect together inspired by the vision of Benedictine sister Joan Chittister. “Her vision to extend herself and her community to all who are building a world-wide monastery without walls is an opportunity to live a more holy and whole life of contemplation and prayer and action and justice-making.”
In Memoriam: Dr. Duchy, Therapy Dog
Duchy began work at Healthsigns when Anne adopted him through Poodle Rescue of New England at 7 months old. He lived to 18 years old and remains in our hearts, as the spirit of Healthsigns.
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.
— Milan Kundera