Month: January 2020

resilience embedded

by nadine j. smet-weiss

spiritual director

sitting here with my breath i am reminded

of the heart at the heart of each being

infinitesimal spark of light

hidden in each and every form

unfolding through the eons

becoming unending

appears to falter

mystery moves

 spark ignites

anew

life

There is a love

In this month where we can be bombarded by conversation hearts and chocolates – I’m reminded that while valentines day can get stuck on one kind of love the ancient Greeks identified 8 different types of love.  I’m also reminded that unconditional love, affectionate love, … read more.

How we hang in there

The word resilience is made from the Latin word re meaning “back” and saliens “the beginning, the starting point, the heart of the thing”.  So to be resilient is to return to the heart of ourselves. That returning?  It’s a journey, a motion. … read more.

What Does It Mean To Be a People of Resiliency?

February 2020

Things seem like they’re spinning out of control. We can respond to this state of affairs with fear, aggression, and selfishness, or we can respond out of trust in our vast, open, basically good mind, which is timelessly aware, yet empty of imputed meanings. … read more.

YOU COUNT!!

Two homeless families need your help this week. We still need 8 volunteers. Your contribution makes a big difference in the life of Christy, her 5 children and Anna and her 1-yr-old son. 

Drop off a meal at 6:15pm: Jan. 25, 26, 28, 29 and Feb. … read more.

Now is the time for The 8th Principle!

The Black Lives of Unitarian Universalist Organizing Collective is urging congregations to adopt The 8th Principle. In May our congregation will vote on whether to adopt this principle. Adding The 8th Principle will give us a common language and common touchstone to work toward building … read more.