I was invited back to the pulpit yesterday, and it was my great honor to create my second Sunday service. My first one was in November, 2016, right after election day, and I got great feedback on it. This time was a bit easier, having gained confidence from the first time around. I had so many people ask me yesterday to please email them my sermon so they could read it over again, or because they were unable to be in church (the weather made travel very tricky). I’m afraid I cannot remember everyone who asked for it, so I am publishing it here so anyone can come and read it, and, hopefully, be inspired. Continue reading “Human Divinity: My Sunday Service”
Today I saw myself through a new set of eyes. I have seen myself many, many times. After 40 years, I think I am pretty familiar with what I look like. I have blue, uneven eyes. My resting face looks like a frown because I have a downturned mouth. I seem to cock my head ever so slightly to the left, probably because my left shoulder sits higher than my right. I have strong eyebrows, and my nose looks “perky” because I broke it when I was 12. I am starting to develop lines across my forehead from furrowing my brow against the sun or while in deep thought. Continue reading “Self care: Who is this person in the mirror”
One of the great things about the internet is the vast array of resources that are now available to us. Today I want to share some of my favorites with you. They range in topic and format, but they have all been life-changing for me. Continue reading “My favorite resources to transform your life”
Today I am out of my usual routine, so I thought I would share something that I wrote for a church service this past winter. I was asked to share my personal credo, my system of beliefs. Since my religion does not have one specific dogma, we sometimes have services in which a handful of us share our own beliefs. It is so fun to hear the ideas that govern each of our lives. So here today is n explanation of my own personal religious beliefs. I hope something here resonates with you. Continue reading “This I believe”
Welcome to this week’s installment for Thankful Thursday. Today I am so grateful for the spiritual community of Unitarian Universalism that I found ten years ago. The church that defines itself not by a creed, but by a set of seven guiding principles that can be applied to any creed.
Is there anyone who hasn’t played a video game? I suspect not. I used to play an online game called World of Warcraft. I used to play Dungeons and Dragons and other tabletop games. I used to play Live-Action Role Playing games (LARPs). All of these games involve creating a character through which you can participate in the game.
The character generation process involves things like choosing if you will play a Continue reading “It’s all just a massive video game”