(Section about Mount Saint Helens was written by Rev. Linda Hoddy, abridged by Pastor Kimberley) Easter may one of the most difficult holy days in all of the world’s religions for Unitarian Universalists. It begs us to set aside our propensity for reason and fact, our disbelief in the supernatural, our suspicion of anything called … Continued
Introduction What the heck is going on here? Why are we sitting at tables? Why are there pencils and markers and sheets of poster board? And what’s with all the color? Today is a day of pulling some threads together – threads that seem unrelated. Yes, I’m about to connect a spring festival, some historical … Continued
Reading “The Mitten Tree” by Candace Christiansen Homily In our story, it was a small kindness that made a huge difference. And that seems strange – counterintuitive, in fact. There’s so much big stuff we’re facing – the world seems to have lost its collective mind and there was already so much work to … Continued
Linda Anderson returns to share a message of hope and encouragement.
We will come together to share our thoughts and feelings at this tender post-election time.
We live our lives in stories – this happened, then that, then the other thing, and happily ever after. We can imagine what happens after the prince kisses the princess, or the assassin goes to jail, or the war ends, or the last alien returns to their planet. But death – the story ends. We … Continued
Ceil Loucka explores the elusive topic of hope.
What do you hope for? What is hope? Is there a way to have hope grounded in the realities of life? Or is it all just empty illusions?