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Religious Director Ebee Bromley Monthly Blog

Each Moment a New Moment For Justice

Have you met Borris yet?  He’s been hanging out at your church since our fall Movie Night. Each week he talks with Erin, our Sunday morning assistant and sexton.  Each week he tells her a new place that he would like to observe us from. …Getting a good vantage point can be hard for us humans sometimes.  Finding that vantage point is so important when we are working to make the world a better place.  This mantra “Pause. Breathe. Win the moment,” is adapted from Charles Oteyza..

The Roots of Our Heritage

One of the gifts that this year brings us is the rich treasure of our heritage. Our roots, the people who came before to dare, to dream, to do amazing things, are apart of our story as Unitarian Universalists today. Have you explored the 9 Unitarians and Universalists and Unitarian Universalists on our RE board … Continue reading The Roots of Our Heritage

Exploring and Imagining at General Assembly

This past week at General Assembly, thousands of UU’s from across the globe and many ages gathered to worship, to wonder, and to explore what we as Unitarian Universalists believe. One way we did this was to vote on the process of updating what’s in Article two of the UUA’s bylaws to continue. Article two is the section that holds what have been called our principles and sources, although, they’ve had a few different names through the years since the Unitarians and Universalists merged into one faith in 1961.

A Practice In Creativity

Creativity happens when we ask ourselves – what if? It’s our ability to dream things up, hold them in our minds and then make them real in the world.

Choosing Vulnerability

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability and authenticity.” Brené Brown Taking in Brown’s quote on vulnerability this month my mind turned to a story.  Do you remember hearing the story of The Mish Mashed Heart?  In the story, a young child, Milly, … Continue reading Choosing Vulnerability

Hide And Seek

Finding our Center can be a bit like hide and seek.   We need to seek out who we are.  Do we look around the corner or further down the hallway for the person hiding?  What do we love?  What makes us feel ecstatic?  What puts a smile on our faces? What feels like the … Continue reading Hide And Seek

Seasons Change

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! 

Belonging To One Another

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.