Beltaine is one of the eight primary Celtic pagan holidays, and is one of the two great turning points, ‘hinges,’ of the year. It is associated with May Day, fertility, the cleansing power of fire, the leafy lushness of the Green Man, and the beginning … read more.
With our intentions to love and serve, to speak for justice, kindness, and preservation, the work we do, all the growth we gain, build character in each of us and makes our beloved community deeper and stronger and transformative.
Easter is upon us! Never like this before.
Easter and spring make us think of rebirth.
Maybe we believe that Jesus rose from the dead.
As Unitarian Universalists, more likely, we see this idea of resurrection as an opportunity to consider ourselves, our lives, our goals, and to … read more.
Democracy is under renewed and redoubled attack, here and everywhere it exists. Let us all answer the call to stand up for our democracy and all democracy in every way we can, with particular attention to using the power of the ballot box to … read more.
Why are so many of us addicted to some substance(s) or some behavior(s) that threaten our health and happiness? What causes it? What can we do?
The democratic process is partly liberal religion’s creation, and its bedrock. The idea that the people are sovereign–and not a king, a ‘great leader,’ or a junta, or plutocrats–is fundamental. Paired with that is the right to act on the basis of conscience. … read more.
An unconventional service about mindfulness and meditation.
How the opening phrase of the Quran regularly reminds Muslims of the pivotal role of compassion and mercy in our faith.
Some of our most spiritual moments—where we’re really connected with the divine—happen when we’re in service to others and service of a more just and peaceful world. How can we be Better Together?
Some of our UU co-religionists sneer at the word ‘toleration,’ because they want not mere toleration, but embrace or celebration of some cause or value. This attitude of disregard reveals ignorance of history, and of what a wonderful thing toleration is, especially when it is replacing bigotry and persecution.
Let’s start with mere toleration and move onward and upward from there.