Topic: Balance

One in Community

Many of us are aware of the serious challenges affecting our state, nation, and world. How did we get here? We’ll look at the hopeful possibilities for the future, including what we as individuals and as a network of Unitarian Universalists can offer to our … read more.

A Case Against Balance

Balance is a great spiritual and emotional quality to nurture. However, balance can also mean the status quo. Are there times when balance is not what is needed? How do you reconcile balance when aspects of our world and society are so clearly out of … read more.

Finding Your Own Balance

The definition of a balanced life can mean different things to different people. It can also change throughout out lives. The balance we need to find as youth, is not the same as that of those in mid life, nor those in retirement. What does … read more.

Embracing Our Deepest Fear

In her poem, “Our Deepest Fear,” Marianne Williamson writes, “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure!” There is a balancing act between what we hide and what we reveal and by embracing our … read more.

The Quest for Inner Equilibrium

“Life is like riding a bicycle, in order to stay balanced we have to keep moving” (Albert Einstein). So often in the face of life’s challenges, we exhaust ourselves struggling to maintain an illusion of solidity and control, in a universe where nothing is fixed. … read more.

Breakdown / Repair / Balance / Redo

The Rev. Kathy Baughman is a Chaplain and the Mayo Clinic and UUCP’s Affilitate Community Minister: living a balanced life is probably a myth. We can approximate balance but it is never steady state. So, perhaps we are better served by savoring the brief moments … read more.