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.
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.
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.
A program of music and reflections woven together in an uninterrupted flow of meditation. Taking time to be mindful of being here together.
The beloved Shaker hymn Simple Gifts begins by reminding us that simplicity and freedom are gifts and ends with the lyric that by “turning, turning, we come round right.” The song was written as a “quick dance” and its lyrics contain instructions for both dance … read more.
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.
“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.
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.