Renewal often requires a descent into dark places. Just as a seed pushes up from the deep dank soil, we may re-discover ourselves as we emerge from the places where we have been “dissolved and shaken”, as May Sarton poignantly observes.
Why do some apologies feel genuine and sincere while others ring hollow? We will explore what it means to truly make amends.
Worship Arts coordinator, M. E. Tanabe and our Music Director, Lilith Ransburg, are collaborating to create a worship of words and music.
This service will explore the way these Jewish holy days in quick succession invigorate our souls.
Courage comes in many shapes and sizes, forms recognizable and subtle. Each of us approaches the world with a different set of lenses and experiences. What may be extraordinary bravery for one person might not even register as a challenge for another. But one thing is true. We can all strengthen our heart muscles in brave space so that we can increasingly live courageous and trust filled lives.
This ceremony represents how our time spent apart is now reconnected, as once again we pour ourselves into shared community. All are invited to bring water.
When people of shared values and dreams come together the result can be powerful and life-changing.
We’ll explore how to welcome feelings and stories –even painful ones –from others and ourselves.
Today, TOL members will share about the value they’ve found in listening to their lives, while sifting meaning from their experiences.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was a Unitarian and an author, and his books are filled with UU themes.