Spiritually Speaking: Falling Back into Belonging

Spiritually Speaking: Falling Back into Belonging More often than that not today, people find themselves living at a distance from the place they once called home.  In part because of the economic stressors, fewer people spend their entire lifespan in one place.  On the one hand, this roaming dynamic helps create opportunities for cultural learning […]

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From the President

Some may wonder why UU congregations don’t go ahead and hire a new settled minister when one leaves. The reason is that people need time to grieve the loss of a beloved minister. They need time to separate.  They need time to feel and process all their feelings. And the congregation needs time to reflect […]

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What Does It Mean To Be A People of Simplicity?

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move  in the opposite direction. — E. F. Schumacher   Courage. It’s not your typical place to begin. But maybe that’s good. It reminds us of what we already […]

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Introduction to This Month’s Theme, Blessing

by Rev. Robin What Does It Mean To Be A People of Blessing? A Soul Matters facilitator writes, “I guess after plan A fails, I need to remember there’s a whole alphabet.” It’s not just our friend who needs help remembering that “there’s a whole alphabet” out there; it’s all of us. We all get […]

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