Topic: Generosity

Giving, Receiving and Relationships: An All-Ages Service

Have you thought about how your relationships have been expressed or changed through giving and receiving, and about the attentions required? Giving gifts, or receiving them ourselves can be amazing or weird, but surprising and meaningful in wonderful ways. We make choices and decisions about who we give to, and what we give. Come join Ana … Continue reading Giving, Receiving and Relationships: An All-Ages Service

Generosity: Parables from the Receiving End

Generosity is lauded as a core human virtue. Today, we consider the experiences of those on the receiving end of generosity. Factors of privilege and power and human diversity can result in a range of outcomes and impacts for recipients that are not always benign or desirable. How can Unitarian Universalists do better in our giving and receiving … Continue reading Generosity: Parables from the Receiving End

Hugh’s On Second

This past summer, I had chance encounters with two strangers who conspired to buoy my sagging spirits and change my outlook for the better. These two crossed my path right when I needed them most. From my perspective, it was delightful serendipity, but those with a more deterministic worldview might call it grace. “Do not … Continue reading Hugh’s On Second