Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 5-27-20

Here’s a question for all of you to ponder in the midst of recent tragedies, of more black lives lost for no justifiable reason:  Why do we hang the Black Lives Matter sign on our building?  What does that call us to do?  Please start reading antiracist books, as recommended on this website:  https://culturallyresponsiveleadership.com/antiracistbooks/ I highly recommend … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 5-20-20

I continue to hold you, your community, and all of our people in my heart and in my prayers. I know adjusting to this new reality is heartbreaking. I also believe congregations who continue to lean into their mission and life-saving ministry will find ways to thrive in this time. Ministry is so deeply needed. … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 5-13-20

With the “reopening” of businesses and the economy and the continued loss from COVID-19, the way we live our lives is shifting again. Some will go back to work, some will remain at home, and others will have to make tough decisions on how to proceed. UUCL’s Board of Trustees will be making decisions about … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 5-6-20

Moving forward in justice work requires humility. I talked about this in our worship service last Sunday. Humility is not easy, and it takes a deep examination of our thoughts. As Unitarian Universalists, how often do you think we think we have all the right answers? How often do you think we move forward in … Continued

Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 4-29-20

When we welcomed two new members into our UUCL community on Sunday, we were reminded that: “Ours is a free fellowship; we have no creeds and you are free to bring your ideas and beliefs to this fellowship to share with others.” This is a beautiful statement of our non-dogmatic religion that reminds us to … Continued