Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director

Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director 3-20-19

Compassion: For Yourself, within a Unitarian Universalist TheologyPart Two Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director I begrudgingly arose today at 6:15 a.m. to take my daughter to school. It was dark, cold, and drizzly. Neither one of us are morning people. She fell asleep in the car for the duration of our 25 minute drive, … Continued

Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director – 3-13-19

Compassion: For Yourself, within a Unitarian Universalist Theology Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director Take a midweek break. Pause, breathe deeply, and ask yourself: Have I been treating myself kindly? Have I given myself permission to make mistakes? Have I realized my value and not used my mistakes to cut myself down? Have I given … Continued

Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director 3-6-19

The Purpose of Church part 2 Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director “What to Do With Empty Churches” is the title of a recent Wall Street Journal article. As I’m sure you’ve noticed, our church is becoming less empty- as in, we need to invest in some more chairs- as we continue to grow (high … Continued

Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director 2-27-19

The Purpose of the Church: Part 1 Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director Our worship theme this month was “Beloved Community”. I worked at creating worship experiences that would help us understand that the purpose of our church community was to further the creation of- and to help build that which- we might call “heaven … Continued

Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director 2-20-19

Ponderings of the Spiritual Life DirectorBeloved Community: A Vision for Life In our sanctuary, we come together to create a space for all humans to be loved.  This past Sunday, we presented the 25 traits of Beloved Community as written about in this blog post by the United Methodist Church: http://www.gcorr.org/25-traits-of-the-beloved-community/ Then, I asked those … Continued