Many of you know that our intrepid webmaster, Scott, posts the audio recordings of our Sunday services on the UUCOC website, but if you haven’t looked at the “Listen to our Services” posts, you may not realize the main site is NOT the only way to hear them. Each week, once Scott has cleaned up [...]
My mind perched on top of my head like a spider monkey and thought of more things that could go wrong at dinner, and whose fault those things would be. I tried to drop my attention from my head to my heart, which is actually an ascension of sorts. … Still, my mind chattered on, [...]
I’ve Been to the Mountain – Part II – Rev. Mark Walz “came down from the mountain” after the Dwight Brown Leadership Experience 2009 and continues his discussion of the growth and future of our congregation. (And the parable of the “Bad Cookie”)
Buffalo Gal Laura Pedersen Get it from Amazon.com I first heard about Laura Pedersen’s memoir Buffalo Gal when I was browsing UU World a week or so ago. I was caught by her sense of humor and the fact that she’s roughly my contemporary (five years older, but we watched the same TV shows). I [...]
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and [...]
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