The shock is wearing off, and we are settling in for a longer period of staying at home. So let’s remember that inviting joy into our hearts and lives remains one of our important Human Superpowers. Even in times of uncertainty, we have the capacity … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens
NOTICE: This service will be held online using Zoom.
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This ritual-centered service will involve reflecting on, collecting, and sharing the bits of wisdom each of us have acquired in our living.
Celebrant: Rebecca Rod
What is the difference between wisdom and knowledge? How are they related?
Celebrant: Zoe Cooley
As individual people, we have limits. We need breaks and rest. We have strengths and gifts, but we also have blind spots and things that are especially hard for us to handle. Luckily, none of us have to rely solely on ourselves. What are the … read more.
There are specific habits and practices that help us metabolize and integrate trauma, grief, and other challenges. What are they? Shall we try some of them out together?
What do we know about the nature of resilience? What beliefs support the capacity to learn and grow in the face of difficulties? Can we stay strong and joyful when the going gets rough?
What are the practices that help us bring our speech and our actions into alignment with our deep values? How do we train ourselves to respond skillfully, rather than reacting instinctively? The answers will be different for everyone, but the questions are worth pondering together.
Video … read more.
On the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Unitarian minister James Reeb in Selma, AL (an event which helped turn the tide of public support for the Civil Rights Act), two journalists with Southern roots and liberal educations went back to the scene of the … read more.
Each year, Elizabeth auctions off a sermon topic to raise funds for the church. This year’s winner, Pat Rathmann, has asked her to reflect on a difficult subject that deserves our attention and focus. The epidemic of Gun violence in our nation shows no signs … read more.