As we honor Memorial Day this weekend, people across our country take time to engage in rituals of public grief and remembrance. As the national and global death toll of COVID-19 climbs, those who’ve lost loved ones yearn for public rituals to honor those dying … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Marcus Hartlief
“How are you?” we ask, over Zoom, FaceTime, or just the phone. And we all try our best to give the social grace of an answer, though how can any of us sum up how we are doing right now in the everyday language of … read more.
Happy Imperfect Mother’s Day! Mothers are imperfect. All parents, all people are imperfect. Our families and communities are imperfect. Our whole world is especially imperfect right now. How do we love and bless all this imperfection? Today is another chance to embrace the messy journey … read more.
The acclaimed writer Arundhati Roy has written of the pandemic as a portal from one world the next. As orders to shelter in place are extended again, many of us are trying to sift through the tea leaves for a glimpse at the world to … read more.
Surrender can be a challenging word, perhaps especially for Unitarian Universalists. As we honor the holy month of Ramadan beginning this week, what can we learn from Islam’s powerful wisdom about this word at the heart of the tradition? As we are asked to surrender … read more.
We celebrate the 50th Earth Day with people around the world in an unprecedented moment in human history. As the challenging truth of our radical interdependence rocks our daily lives, we reflect on our role in a global struggle for a just and verdant world. … read more.
Ten plagues, forty years in the desert, one wild woman with a tambourine. Three crosses and a cave, one stone rolled away. We tell ancient stories and remember old rituals in a time of tremendous change and uncertainty this year. How can the traditions of … read more.