“There are some things in our nation and in our world to which I’m proud to be maladjusted,” spoke Martin Luther King, Jr. as he addressed the Unitarian Universalist General Assembly of 1966. As we honor the modern prophet’s birthday, we remember his moral vision … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Marcus Hartlief
Have you found 10 new habits of positivity to finally change all the worst things about yourself and fix your relationship/kids/work in three easy steps on your road to health, fitness, financial freedom and human perfection? No? As our culture plunges into its annual ritual … read more.
Since before recorded history, humans have acknowledged the winter solstice – that turning of the stars when the longest night of the year gives way to the growing of daylight hours – the rebirth of the new year.
Through the centuries, we humans have celebrated … read more.
We gather to sing carols, light candles, and tell an old story of hope and peace once again.
It is so ordinary and natural that the days stop getting shorter and the light returns. Living in our world of ubiquitous artificial light, can we still share in the awe that solstice has brought to people throughout time and place? We celebrate the returning … read more.
We name that each night a child is born is a holy night, each child born one more redeemer. We look into the eyes of a baby and we are reminded, at a level deeper than words, of the inherent goodness, the inherent sacredness of … read more.
Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual, they say. But that doesn’t stop us from searching for one. Humans have always made meaning and found messages in the world around us. Have you ever followed a star in the East?
Our annual retelling of the Stone Soup story is an opportunity to connect over hot soup, to be playfully reminded of deep truths in a silly story, and to feel the call again to live lives of generosity. As we reflect on Attention this month, … read more.
The world offers a multitude of salvific visions, visions of where placing our attention will best serve us. Over the past several decades the competition for human attention has skyrocketed in ways our ancestors could never have dreamed of. As we find ourselves pulled in … read more.
Death is one of the topics our attention often tries to avoid, almost like a magnet repelled by an opposing charge. But those who practice holding death in compassionate awareness describe finding themselves at greater ease in life. In this time when cultures around the … read more.