Speaker: Rev. Marcus Liefert

A Road Always Beckoning

There is a tension in our spiritual journeys between the call to move onward and the call to move inward; a tension between the call to accept ourselves just as we are, where we are, and the call to grow, evolve, become. As we live … read more.

With That Sweet Moon Language ๐Ÿ“ถ

The influential psychologist Marshall Rosenberg taught that all people ever say is please and thank you. These fundamental currents of life energy are sometimes hidden deep beneath the crash and roar of our everyday struggles and strife, sometimes obscured by the eddies and whirlpools of … read more.

Faith in Uncertainty

The mind resists dwelling in the state of not knowing. We unconsciously make up stories, fill in gaps, cling to old beliefs in order to protect ourselves from the frightening experience of uncertainty. As we navigate these times, we are called on to live with … read more.

Clearing the Air ๐Ÿ“ถ

Ocean winds swept our skies clean, for a few days at least, this week. In the Jewish tradition, this time of the New Year, Rosh Hoshana, brings with it sacred winds, ready to sweep away all the spiritual smog we have gathered over the past … read more.

Seeking Out the Source

Underneath the city, the dirt and stone. Underneath the dirt and stone, the water. Dig deep, friends! Letโ€™s dig deep and find the sources that renew and sustain us in the face of fear and uncertainty.

This Sunday we celebrate our ingathering of water and stones … read more.

Renewing the Covenant ๐Ÿ“ถ

One way to read the Bible is as a history of people interpreting their relationship with one another and the world through their understanding of God and the covenants God makes with them. Over and over the stories tell of the covenants being broken and … read more.

The Peace of Wild Things ๐Ÿ“ถ

As we navigate this time of uncertainty, a modern journey through the wilderness, what can we learn from the wisdom of wild things? Wildness is a quality of human nature that civilization has long been deeply uneasy about. As our civilization confronts the edges of … read more.

Wake Up. Give Thanks. Sing ๐Ÿ“ถ

The UU minister and poet Lynn Ungar asks, โ€œWhat will you do with the last good days?โ€ As we continue to cope with a global pandemic on top of the already dire challenges of racial justice, economic inequality and climate crisis, it is easy to … read more.

Where the River Bends ๐Ÿ“ถ

This Sunday we celebrate two of our youth who have graduated from high school and are Bridging to young adulthood. Bridging, like the many rites of passage we honor, is a time to step back and recognize a moment where the river of life bends. … read more.