It appears that a sense of humiliation and loss of dignity that many in this country feel (on both sides of the political spectrum) has contributed to the challenging scene that we find ourselves in. The first principle of our faith lifts up “the inherent … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Julia McKay
It has been said that rage and love live close together. Rage rises as you see something you love silenced or destroyed. Repressing rage is not the answer (that is only more silencing). But we can also be so consumed by anger that we live … read more.
It has been said that the role of a religious community is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. Yet, we are living in a time when we are ALL feeling quite uncomfortable! What is the image we now hold of ourselves as a … read more.
Our faith is needed now more than ever! Many of us sense that we are living in unprecedented times, sailing uncharted waters. Certainly, there is evidence that the very worst in humanity has been legitimized and unleashed – and consequently is driving more bad behavior. … read more.
In this year of separation, it is especially important that we intentionally renew our connections with one another. The water communion was originally created in 1980 by Unitarian Universalist women who wanted to shape new ways of practicing religion. They were looking for new and … read more.
Labor Day is an annual celebration of workers and their achievements. The national holiday originated at the height of the industrial revolution during one of American labor history’s most dismal chapters. As we live into the next major revolution — out of the industrial complex … read more.
As we begin a new church year, we recognize and feel the challenge of the times we are living in. We might experience overwhelm. However, authentic engagement with the “social project” that we find ourselves involved in offers unprecedented chances for growth. One thing we … read more.
Through the process of discerning whether or not to stay at Unity, we realized that there is a comfort being together. We have formed a relationship with one another and now find ourselves connected across an even bigger space than the church building as we … read more.
Our series ends with a reaffirmation of our call to contemplative action in the world. The awareness of one another’s beauty is the “seedling for the birth of compassion and justice. The celebration of this beauty of beings, their communities and ecosystems, cannot exist … read more.
The spiritual part of ourselves is a “divine abyss.” It is a dimension that is not touched by words, thoughts, ideas and feelings. Our bodies were made for perceiving the beauty of the world–a flower, a kiss, a stunning and vibrant green hillside, a … read more.