Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 3-25-20

Dear Ones, We are about a week and a half into self isolation. Maybe it seems longer than that. Perhaps you’re a bit stir crazy. Or perhaps you’ve been working overtime and are feeling exhausted. Maybe the kids are getting restless and can’t really understand the depths of what is happening, and you’re trying to … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 3-18-20

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director The #UULent word for Monday, day 20 of Lent, was “change”. For me, it was also day 1 of trying to self-quarantine as much as possible. Change. Sudden change. Sudden change for how we go about living our daily lives. Sudden change for the health and wellbeing of all. … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 3-11-20

I have been intentionally and faithfully reflecting on the #UULent daily word. I’m really enjoying how this practice encourages me to take some quiet time for myself in the morning and then carry it with me throughout the day. Most days, I post my reflections on social media, although I’ll admit to missing a few … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 3-4-20

“…[M]eaning has not been finally captured. Nothing is complete, and thus nothing is exempt from criticism. Liberalism itself, as an actuality, is patient of this limitation… Events of word, deed, and nature are not sealed. They point always beyond themselves. … [W]e cannot properly place our confidence in our own creations; we must depend upon … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 2-26-20

Are you curious about how UUs do lent? Maybe you’re wondering why UUs would even engage in a traditionally Christian practice, and perhaps you weren’t expecting to bump into it here at a UU church. Many of you are working to release past religious trauma and are looking for new spiritual practices to engage in, … Continued