So often when we think of courage we think about heroic people who step up and do something extraordinary. Movies show us all kinds of superheroes who always save the day. Our news feeds show us ordinary folks who step up in times of tragedy. … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Karon Sandberg
A provocative title, I know, but certainly a feeling we may be experiencing during these troubling times. As Unitarian Universalists we are called to believe in the inherent worth and dignity of all people. And yet many of us may have friends and family, let alone … read more.
We all want to know, don’t we? Different faith traditions tell us different things. The Christian faith says that we will have eternal life with God. Hindu and Buddhist faiths tell us that we will be reincarnated into another life until we reach enlightenment. The … read more.
Carl Jung said that we have a shadow side, a part of ourselves we hide from others. Yet, if we are honest, to deny our shadow is to live in unreality. What if we could learn to embrace our shadow side and actually see the … read more.
Patience: Oh how we struggle with this concept! As a young person we are rarely good at being patient, it isn’t in our nature. We want what we want when we want it. If we don’t get it, we figure out a way to make … read more.
Shame can often mold and shape us. It can make us believe things that are not true about ourselves. If we keep our shame hidden and in the dark it will always have power over us. But what if we dragged our shame out into … read more.
I’ve been wondering about the word Grace lately. What is it? I know I’ve experienced it but where does it come from and who bestows it? Reason tells me it is given by those around me but my heart tells me there is something more … read more.