October brings us to the turn of the wheel into autumn. The days will become gradually shorter, and the nights gradually longer, until the winter solstice in December – when the night will be at its longest.
Religious observances, especially those tied to the seasons of … read more.
Sometimes, in this column, I share with you something from my professional development reading that I found so powerful that I want to share it with everyone. This month, it’s Trauma Stewardship, by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky. This book has been talked about in my … read more.
The last year has been a challenging and exhausting time for all of us as we’ve faced the uncertainties, the fear, the dramatic changes to our lives that have come with this pandemic. I appreciate your support of our shared ministries through … read more.
We have done so much together, beloveds, not just this year, but in the four years I’ve been here. We’ve struggled, too. And right now, we are all traumatized, we are living through something none of us has experienced before. We can choose kindness with … read more.
When I think of restoration, I think of bringing something back to its original state or bringing it back to life. There are people who can restore old cars, who look for just the right parts to keep its integrity. Others who can restore furniture … read more.
What is it that brings Unitarian Universalists together? After all, ours is a faith which doesn’t require us to hold the same answers to life’s big questions and yet, here we are, creating community. On the home page of the Canadian Unitarian Council’s website it … read more.
Another year has come and gone, my beloveds, and what a year it has been. Our monthly theme for December is silence, and while the softness of the snow-covered earth is ideal for engaging a contemplative life during the winter months, I also fear the … read more.
Our theme for November is “possibilities.” We’ll be engaging with it in our services — both Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings — and in our Covenant Groups as well. While this theme topic was chosen months ago, before the pandemic began, it feels to me … read more.