Ponderings of the Spiritual Life Director
Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 5-31-23
Unitarian Universalism is not a dogmatic, creedal faith. We say this often when we define ourselves. It’s only the first part of the story, however. If we only tell this part, then we end up with a faith that has no definition and leads to … read more.
Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 5-24-23
“If we can support the creativity of each and every individual, we’ll change the world.” – Mark A. Runco, PhD, director of creativity research and programming at Southern Oregon University
On an individual level, creativity creates joy and personal fulfillment, as well as promotes academic and … read more.
Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 5-17-23
Holy smokes, we’re halfway through May already! Geesh, feels like we just started down this month’s theme of the Path of Creativity. It brings to mind the lyrics in “Mother Spirit, Father Spirit,” the hymn that we sang on Sunday: I am empty, time flies … read more.
Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 5-10-23
What do you do with an idea?
Yes, we all know the answer– you change the world, of course!
But this week, I’m literally trying to sort out what you do with too many ideas.
I have a “back room” in my house that I’ve dreamt of turning … read more.
Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 5-3-23
The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time. –Mary Oliver
Welcome to May and our exploration down the path of Creativity!
Mary Oliver’s … read more.
Ponderings of our Spiritual Life Director 4-26-23
We lost the great Harry Belafonte this week. Belafonte is well known for his contributions to the Civil Rights Movement, to raising millions of dollars to aid African suffering from hunger (through the “We Are the World” production in the 1980s), and encouraging other black … read more.