The Wow of Now!

This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful; in a word, more alive. ~ Alice Waters

Welcome to Paths of Heart“- a high spirited, heart-centered community where we gather together in music, poetry, commentary, and dialogue to create and nurture joy, compassion, gratitude, and love – in our own lives and throughout the world.  Paths of Heart is a 501(c)(3) Human Services/Educational non-profit organization that uses the arts, especially, to encourage and propel seekers of a better, more peaceful world to find ways to serve, while becoming more kind and compassionate human beings.

We welcome you as we collectively and individually explore the sweet mysteries of life – this is an invitation into co-creation! Our gatherings are most every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at 117 Evans Drive in north Fort Collins. Childcare is available (please let us know ahead of time so we can make arrangements).

We hope our paths cross soon!

Sunday,
September 17th

This Sunday we’re explore the joy of seizing the moment and really living fully in the present. Colleen has some stories to tell about her adventures last week, and I’m sure we all have inspiring wisdom on this topic!  We’re also delighted to have Myles Sloniker and Eva Bacmeisterjoining us in joyous music this morning!

“Life doesn’t always carry forward on an even keel…. but there’s an offset to fears of the unknown and all their uncertainties and that offset is to take unflappable pleasure in the moment.”
~ David Crosson (Colleen’s cousin)

“You can’t stop the future
You can’t rewind the past
The only way to learn the secret
…is to press play.” ~ Jay Asher

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

“At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.”
~ Steve Maraboli

Looking Ahead/Notes of Interest

Sunday, September 17th – Myles Sloniker and Eva Bacmeister will be our featured music guests, in from NYC!

Saturday, September 23rd – “Paths of Heart Presents”Megan Bee as part of our ongoing house concert series.  http://www.meganbeemusic.com/

Sunday, September 24th – Megan Bee will be our featured music guest at Paths of Heart, and we’ll also have our monthly potluck!

Paths of Heart” Website Stop by for a visit! www.pathsofheart.org
There you’ll find past newsletters, a newsletter sign-up form, more about our organization, and a photo gallery.  For folks who like to make their donations by credit card, there is a link for your convenience on the website.

‘Gratitudes’

We are so grateful for your ongoing financial support which allows our “Pathsof Heart” gatherings to continue and thrive.  As always, at least 10% of your offerings are passed on to other non-profits and organizations that align with our vision and mission to serve with compassion, kindness, joy, and love. Our most recent recipients are:
Peace Circles, LLC
Amnesty International
Children International
ShelterBox USA

If you have a suggestion for an organization to donate to, please let us know!

“There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” — Ralph H. Blum

What are you grateful for today?

Other Details….

If this has been forwarded to you by a friend and you would like to join us, we encourage you to add your name to our newsletter list, as schedules do occasionally change,and we like to keep you informed of topics and special events as well. Just visit our website www.pathsofheart.org and click the newsletter sign-up link. If you know of other interested and kind-hearted souls, please refer them to our website, or they may also contact us by email: info@pathsofheart.org or by phone: 970-484-9600, to learn more about our organization. Thanks! 

CAR-EOGRAPHY *  You may park in the driveway, as well as diagonally along the north side of our property.  Should those areas become full, please park out on Hwy 1, which has plenty of space and a nice wide shoulder.  Please watch for cars as you are exiting and entering your vehicle, though! The carport area is reserved for folks with special parking needs. Out of respect for our neighbors, we ask that you kindly refrain from parking on Evans Drive beyond our property line. Car pooling is encouraged.  We also have a bike rack for cyclists!

Yoga with Heart!

We do yoga here in our “community space” on Mondays and Wednesdays (we are taking a break on Saturdays through the summer).  All levels are welcome to participate.  Let us know if you’re interested in joining this heart centered practice!

“Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.” ― Rumi

Please note, we are a “remove your shoes upon entering” household (what better way to bare our “souls”…!).  Feel free to bring slippers or thick socks for your comfort (and we always have extras!) 

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