“We live between the act of awakening and the act of surrender.” – John O’Donohue. This Irish poet, priest, and philosopher helps us rediscover the true source of compassion, serenity, and hope through his writing Beauty: The Invisible Embrace.
Speaker: Rev. Jim Coakley
The Passover story reminds us of a people wandering in the wilderness for 40 years before they awakened in their “Land of milk and honey”. What does this story tell us of times of uncertainty?
Waking Up to the Pain and Suffering of Others. We … read more.
The poet Rachel Kann believes we are in a paradigm shift in history. We are awakening to the truth, for better or for worse, and building a new way of being, loving, and living.
Waking Up To What Really Matters. We reflect on waking … read more.
Unitarian Universalists are continually called to renew our hopeful faith in a better world. Sadly, sometimes such an optimistic faith may feel pointless because humans seem so intent on destroying themselves. We believe in the inherent goodness and the universal salvation of humanity and these … read more.
Unitarian Universalists have a long and proud history of social justice leadership which is grounded in our deep spiritual and theological roots. Rev. Mark Richards joins Rev. Jim for this service which lays the foundation for an afternoon strategic planning workshop by the Wisconsin UU … read more.
Dr. Courtand Dahl, the creator of the Healthy Minds Program, encourages us to overcome our unconcious bias and widen our circle of compassion through meditation and mental training.
RE Focus: Widening the Circle of Love
We widen the circle when we spread love to everyone, including … read more.
This Justice Sunday let us reflect on what motivates our justice superheroes. What is it about how they live with intention that makes them so effective?
Children’s RE Focus: It takes accepting mistakes to live with intention because mistakes are part of living. We need to … read more.
Tis the annual season of hopeful resolve followed quickly by disappointment. Phillip Moffitt, a renowned vipassana (insight) meditation teacher helps us better comprehend the difference between goals and intentions. Ironically, maybe we should be setting new year’s goals to become more intentional?
Children’s RE Focus: It … read more.
Join us for a service filled with the joy that many religious faiths and traditions provide this time of year. Our Fellowship will focus on the Winter Solstice and Christmas which are celebrated the coming week.
Children’s RE Focus: Intergenerational celebration – No religious exploration class.
See the … read more.
Brene Brown reminds us that twinkling holiday lights are a great metaphor for how joy works. We may expect it to come as a flood light, but rather it comes in small seemingly random moments. Remaining open to these moments is the key to being … read more.