• The Art of Setting Intentions

    Here’s what I discovered. Intention is different from setting goals or resolutions in that it “pulls us into” who we truly are. Goals and resolutions “push us out” into future possibilities. To set intentions, we must listen to our inner voice which tells us who we truly are.                                                                    Katie Covey, Soul Matters Director ...

  • Opening to Joy

    From Sandra’s Study by Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees Even a wounded world is feeding us. Even a wounded world holds us, giving us moments of wonder and joy. I choose joy over despair. Not because I have my head in the sand, but because joy is what the earth gives me daily and I must return ...

  • To Hold and Make History Holy

    from Rev. Sandra’s Study The prophetic tasks of the church are to tell the truth in a society that lives in an illusion, grieve in a society that practices denial, and express hope in a society that lives in despair. Walter Brueggemann November marks a turning – a seasonal turning, a liturgical turning, and an emotional one. ...

  • Cultivating Relationships

    From Sandra’s Study, October 2021 What is it that gives you the power to make that change, to ask that question? What is it that says you have done well, that brings you to stillness, that holds you up in hard times? It is relationship, the beating heart of our faith. The Heart of Our Faith by Monica Jacobson-Tennessen Unitarian Universalism places relationship ...

  • Embracing Possibilities – Together

    There are lots of reasons I’m grateful to call Unitarian Universalism my spiritual home. One of them is that we have historically been people who looked around and saw potential. We saw the potential in each other, in community, in nature. We saw the potential for compassion, acceptance, religious diversity, equity, vulnerability, anti-racism, wonder, gratitude, ...