In this month of change, I think about the awesome change very humble ingredients go through when we put them together. All you need is some flour, a bit of water, some salt. Then you add in some time and heat. Voilà! You’ve got warm bread on your hands!
Category: From Your Director of Religious Education
Religious Director Ebee Bromley Monthly Blog
In all that we belong to and in all that we do this church year, may we seek with open minds, may we nurture with loving hearts and may we serve with helping hands. Blessed be and Amen.
“Many see life’s gifts as blessings from God. Our faith uses the idea of blessing to refer to something good, something that feels like a gift. Celebrating blessings means remembering with gratitude all the good things in our lives.” – Soul Matters
Another way to put this is “I was today years old when…” captures one way to draw from our first of six UU sources “the sense of wonder we all share.”
What understanding did you wake up to lately?
I have always found a need to create. I remember wanting my creations to be perfect. For a while I wanted to work on something until it was “done.” A circle was not a circle until it was complete. But what happens if we try … read more.
Who have you lit your home chalice with? Who will you light it with? Your cat? Your dog? Your loved ones around the table? Robin Slaw, masters level DRE at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia, Maryland; a soul matters congregation, … read more.
“Gather the spirit of heart and mind. Seeds for the sowing are laid in store. Nurtured in love, and conscience refined, with body and spirit united once more.”
One of my favorite foods to eat is popcorn. Popcorn from the microwave, popcorn from a stovetop, one of these days I’ll have popcorn from the movie theater again.
Have you ever made popcorn on the stove before? Have you noticed how in the process of … read more.
Our chalice lighting for the month is from Robin Shaw. She asks us to remember our stories. As you read or proclaim her words.
What story comes up for you?
What story do you need to remember? … read more.
Commitment means that we act on what we value and hold important.
It’s easy to forget how we act sometimes. One way we can store our commitments is to name them. Name your commitments by drawing them or say them outloud, maybe share … read more.