“This Is Not What I Asked For!”
Acceptance is the willingness to meet life in all its pain and beauty. Acceptance builds resilience and allows us to begin again.
When we see from a larger perspective with humility and humor, we come to acceptance — the ability to accept life in all its pain and beauty. Acceptance is where change begins. This is the next installment in Rev. Annie’s series on resilience inspired by The Book of Joy – Conversations with His Holiness Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Rev. Annie is an ordained Interfaith minister, teacher, spiritual director, and author who holds a master’s degree in Humanities. Her book, Another Way Home – Moving Beyond Religion to the Interspiritual Jesus and the Sacred Feminine, was published in 2018 . Annie served as co-founder and spiritual leader of Unity Center of Peace in Bothell, WA and currently serves as visiting minister and teacher for Unity churches in our region.
Becky Thatcher & Matt Corey
Becky and Matt are musicians, expressive arts leaders and choir directors for Unity churches throughout the Seattle-Tacoma area. They met at Unity of Tacoma where Matt was in the choir and Becky was a soloist and Drama Ministry director. They have served as music team leaders, soloists and choir directors for UoT as well as Unity of Bellevue and Seattle Unity, where Matt is the current choir director. They have worked with many influential New Thought artists (Karen Drucker, Faith Rivera, Mark Stanton Welch, James Howard, Erin McGaughan and others) over the last two decades and are part of positive music band Soul Moon Rising. They share their faith and love through humor and music.