Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 8-12-20

This last January, my professors at seminary shared with us a beautiful poem. It was a way to help us center our thoughts as we moved forward to do the work. I want to share it with you now, as we enter a new church year and prepare to do the work of love, together: … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 8-5-20

Hello wonderful UUCLers! My staycation has come to an end and I am back to work on worship and programming and building this church community. I’m feeling ready for a new adventure into this church year and I hope you are, too! It’s been a challenging year but I still feel confident that we can … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 7-15-20

There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again. –Rumi A classmate of mine recited this quote for me in our Global Religions class last week as I was talking about how thrilling I find it to be discovering so many of the ways … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 7-8-20

Weltanschauung. That’s a new word/concept I’m learning about in my Global Religions class this summer semester. It is very similar to our English word/concept of “worldview” but, as my professor explains, it is not the same as it embraces more, it is wider and deeper than just “worldview”. It includes not just an individual, group, … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 7-1-20

Wow! The UUA’s General Assembly was an enriching and inspiring experience, even as a virtual gathering. I’ll admit to being a bit skeptical, to the point of almost not attending, but I’m so glad I changed my mind! And I have so much to share with you all! I also look forward to hearing from … Continued