• Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 4-15-24

    It is delightful to know that many of you enjoyed today’s Quaker-inspired service, which allowed for ample silence and many voices to be heard. I heard that many of you did indeed find silence to be good for you. We will definitely use this format … read more.

  • Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 4-8-24

    Weltanschauung. This is one of the best words I’ve learned in seminary. It is very similar to our English word/concept of “worldview” but it embraces more, it is wider and deeper than just “worldview.” It includes not just an individual, group, or culture’s view of the … read more.

  • Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 3-25-24

    #UULent day 40: pluralism. What a blessing it is to be living it with the Interfaith Coalition of Polk County! Proposed Article II revision: Pluralism. We celebrate that we are all sacred beings diverse in culture, experience, and theology.We covenant to learn from one another in … read more.

  • Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 3-18-24

    #UULent day 33: generosity. I felt a generosity of spirit at UUCL today (Sunday). We made room for each others sorrows and shared our joy. This sort of generosity, a dynamic reciprocity of sharing and caring for spirit, has healing powers. From there, we grow. … read more.

  • Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 3-11-24

    Proposed Article II Revision: Transformation. We adapt to the changing world. We covenant to collectively transform and grow spiritually and ethically. Openness to change is fundamental to our Unitarian and Universalist heritages, never complete and never perfect. We can impact the surface, the forest, the health of the whole … read more.

  • Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 3-4-24

    Let’s do mycelial organizing inspired by the underground fungal networks that turn waste and toxicity into new life. –adrienne maree brown #UULent day 16: fungi. Perhaps you are wondering why “fungi” is on our lent calendar. Even if you’re not, or if you have a sense … read more.