Vision: The Origin of Cream Cheese by Howard Hanger

So where did it all come from?  All the stuff and nonsense we deal with every day?  Where did it all begin?  Not just the moon and stars and oceans and humans.  That’s the big stuff. We hear about that all the time. Creationism, evolution, intelligent design, chaos theory, blah, blah, blah, blah…Where did it […]

Upcoming Events: 03.31.2017

It Will Be a Multi-media Journey into Relaxation & Rejuvenation …Sunday, April 2nd at 6 pm in the Celebration Center. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Wah!, internationally known musician, author, and spiritual teacher, will be offering her Healing Concert at Jubilee!  The Healing Concert uses sights and sounds of our universe to create a feature-length […]

Upcoming Events: 03.17.2017

Going Deeper – Exploring Themes of Faith …Join the discussion at Hanger Hall on Tuesday, March 21st  from 6—8 pm  We’ll be meeting at Hanger Hall (31 Park Avenue, North, Asheville, 28801) for drinks and discussion as part of the revamped Adult Nurture Program. Bring poems, theology, readings and anything related to our theme— Possibilities!. This will be a […]

Vision: The Memeing of Life by Howard Hanger

Never underestimate how much assistance, how much satisfaction, how much comfort, how much soul and transcendence there might be in a well-made taco and a cold bottle of beer. –  Tom Robbins The other day I watched a dog chase his tail. He did it for maybe 3 minutes. Around and around and around. It […]

Upcoming Events: 03.03.2017

Carbon: Tick Tock to Awe…a Talk to Launch “Carbon-Less Lent” …Monday, March 6th at 6:30 pm in the Celebration Center The creation and our harnessing of carbon has created a world of awe.  Come and appreciate its breathtaking beauty and learn how we have created a ticking time bomb. We have a narrow window in which […]

Vision: The Art of Forgetfulness by Howard Hanger

Mindfulness? I don’t think so. Not all the time. Sometimes, my mind feels like a bloated whale. Every now and then, I need a shot of some straight-up mindlessness. —Amanda Jane “I’m sick and tired of you calling me, ‘Beautiful,’” she barked on the phone. “Every time you see me, over and over, that’s all […]

Upcoming Events: 02.17.2017

Tapping into the Buddha Mind to Find Peace in Today’s Insane World …Wednesday February 22nd at 7 pm in the Garden Room We are moving through times that seem insane and many of us are experiencing thoughts and feelings of fear, doubt, confusion, helplessness and anger as we contemplate the future of our country. Finding […]

Feb.-March Nurture Newsletter

Click here for the Feb./March 2017 Nurture Newsletter. Also available in hard copy upstairs and downstairs at Jubilee!

Vision: Silliness Is Next to Godliness by Howard Hanger

A sense of humor is superior to any religion so far devised. – Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Perfume “My name is Howard, and I am addicted to FaceBook.” “Hi, Howard.”   The thing of it is, I’m OK with my addiction. I have no intention of quitting at all. I’m still hooked. And happy about it. […]