For this month of Deep Listening I can’t help but think about suspensions. In a lot of ways I feel like we are in a time of suspension. In music a note that’s holding over from a time before and not quite arrived at someplace … read more.
Month: September 2020
Are you new to Zoom? Are you confused by all those buttons along the bottom of the Zoom app? Do you need to update your Zoom App? Come join Frank Wilder on Thursday, Oct 15 @ 7PM to play in the UUBerks Zoom Sandbox.
Frank will be … read more.
One of my patients told me that when she tried to tell her story people often interrupted her to tell her that they once had something just like that happen to them. Subtly her pain became a story about themselves. Eventually she stopped talking to … read more.
nadine j. smet-weiss
all the external noise
of the world
the thousands of thoughts
in your head
venture through the rhythm
of your breath
and your heartbeat
to the barely perceptible pulsing
source of life within
that deep listening place
i’ll meet you there
Join us on Monday October 5th, @ 7:00pm when gather together to examine our 8th Principle through a contemplative lens. Contact Jane Rohrbach (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Nadine Smet-Weiss (email@example.com or 484-333-4015) for further information; contact Nadine to receive the zoom link … read more.
The ADORE group will host a Listening Cafe on October 11 from 12:00-12:45pm on Zoom. The topic is Difficult Dialogues with friends and family about racial justice. Adele will introduce the discussion with some tips from Hard Conversations webinar, followed by break-out rooms and then … read more.
UUs have a long history of working to build and strengthen democracy. The upcoming November election is a political time that calls on us to fight for our values around issues we care deeply about – LGBTQ rights, climate change, racial justice, immigration, and more. To UU the Vote means countering voter suppression, expanding democracy, and having issues-based conversations. Join us this morning for this important conversation.
Even during the pandemic, First UU Berks has demonstrated generosity and kindness in a tangible way! Once a month, we designate a donation to a selected non-profit organization. The selected organizations were nominated by church members and voted on at our congregational meeting.
Jan 2020 Spectrum … read more.
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