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Intellectual Wellness: Always Learning by Jennifer Ruby

May 27, 2021 by | Uncategorized

It is important to always learn new things and expand one’s knowledge. Whether that be a new language, a new book, a new recipe, planting a vegetable you have never planted before, watching a new genre of movies, or attending a master class. Intellectual wellness is a key component of the eight dimensions of wellness

A Time to Remember

April 21, 2021 by | Uncategorized

Join the Fish Interfaith Center staff Chapman Community Memorial Service Monday, April 26 at 4 pm PST to remember the individual and collective loss we have experienced throughout this year Memorial services or funerals have been part of every culture and every religious, spiritual, and many secular traditions. One of the hardest parts of the

Earth Day: Celebrating Our Connection to Spirit & Planet

April 14, 2021 by | Uncategorized

Renewing Our Connection to Spirit and Planet Spring is the season of hope and renewal, as joyously expressed throughout the world’s religious and spiritual traditions. Is it any wonder why all of humanity’s faiths celebrate the return of spring with such religious richness? Easter, Pesach, Holi, Ramadan, Nowruz, Ostara, Purim, Ridvan, Vaisakhi, and Wesak are

Ramadan Musings: The gravity of a small act By Shaykh Jibreel Speight

April 12, 2021 by Shaykh Jibreel Speight | Uncategorized

Based upon crescent moon sightings and astronomical calculations, the Holy Month of Ramadan will most likely begin the evening of April 12th. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is when all Muslims of able body and mind perform a month-long fast (the Islamic calendar is lunar, and a month is by

CU letter of solidarity with AAPIs

March 12, 2021 by Rev. Cisa Payuyo | Uncategorized

As the Lunar New Year celebrations of last February fade into poignant memories for much of our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, those memories have been discolored by the surge of anti-Asian hate in the form of violence, harassment, racial slurs, and other related actions since the pandemic struck. The most vulnerable of

Student Reflection by Yasmeen Abu Khalaf '21

January 25, 2021 by Yasmeen Abu Khalaf | Uncategorized

Working at the Fish Interfaith Center has been an incredible part of my journey as a student at Chapman. My freshman year at Chapman I really struggled to find a community and a space that felt truly inclusive and welcoming. So I was quite pleased when I learned that Fish was hiring my sophomore year

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