Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 1-13-21

Please read this press release from our Unitarian Universalist Association. We will be examining it closer in days to come. In addition, please remember to take time to care for yourself as we move through these tough times ahead. (https://www.uua.org/pressroom/press-releases/uus-denounce-complicity) Unitarian Universalists Denounce Complicity with Extremists, Call for Courageous Action by National Leaders January 8, … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 1-5-21

Today, January 6th, is Epiphany. Epiphany is a Christian holiday that honors the manifestation of the divine nature of Jesus. The Three Kings play a key role in this, as it was their arrival that initiated this manifestation, this epiphany, to the gentiles. The Three Kings were not Jewish, but came from Persia and were … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 12-29-20

This is it. The last newsletter of 2020! It feels like it should be more significant than previous last-of-the-year newsletters. But yet, it seems like it was such a struggle to get here that maybe the expectation should be nothing more than the churning out of some tired old thing. Thankfully, I don’t give up … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 12-23-20

Advent 2020, December 23: HOLY Community is Holy. As a regular spiritual practice, I stop to reflect upon why I do this work (especially when the work requires an extra amount of energy and I’m starting to tire). I think about how much time, talent, and treasure all of you put into it, too. What … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 12-16-20

Through Connection and Love, our community is transforming more and more into one that inspires and empowers, supports and brings joy to one another.  What a great gift it has been to receive inspiration from members this week!  We started the week with Gili’s deeply meaningful message on Hanukkah during the worship service.  John Hughes … Continued