Saint Augustine famously said, “Lord, give me chastity and temperance, but not now…” Growth, change, and even renewal, can be exhilarating and terrifying at the same time. In “The War of Art,” Steven Pressfield reflects on this tension, calling it the battle between the self and the ego. As early signs of spring emerge, we will explore the path of our own emergence.
Amy Rowland is a Unitarian Universalist community minister. She is a coach and a congregational consultant, and currently serves on the Ministerial Transitions Team of the Unitarian Universalist Association, Pacific Western Region. She served as the minister at TRUU in 2012-13, and is delighted to return for this visit.