Stuck in the Doorway

Threshold moments tend to bring great tension, conflict, and both inner and outer wrestling. Overwhelmed by the tension, we often find ourselves stuck in the doorway, peering ahead into an unknown future and holding on to the assurance of past experience. This message will explore the idea of tension as a creative force and strategies for stepping boldly into an unknown future while choosing carefully what elements of the past should be carried across the threshold.

Special Music – 7/12/20

Come, Come, Whoever You AreWords: Adapted from RumiMusic: Lynn Adair UngarPerformed by the First UU Virtual Choir Staying apart and not singing together is an act of love these days, and still, we invite you to come, whoever you are, and join us this Sunday as we reflect on General Read more…

June 28, 2020 – Special Music

Confidencefrom Songs Without Words, Op. 19 No. 4by Felix Mendelssohnperformed by Eva Riebold Eva suggested this as our prelude this week and I agree that it’s both lovely and supports the theme of Possibility. This is from collected works of Mendelssohn, published across different periods of his life, under the Read more…

A Grace Period

Homily A Grace Period – by Rebecca Holt, Marilyn Day, and Karla Gilmore Special Music Ours Is A Simple Faith by David Tamulevich performed by Karla Gilmore Piano Sonata No. 8, Op. 13, mtv II Adagio Cantabile by L.V. Beethoven performed by Christopher Landorf

Impact > Intention

This week we were inspired with an impactful homily by UU minister, Rev. Misha Sanders, and a fantastic poem by poet Jen Harris. Homily by Rev. Misha Sanders, the Senior Minister at Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation in beautiful Sandy Springs, Georgia. Lesbian Visibility Day Poet Jen Harris (she/her) is a Read more…

Justice on Earth

This week we celebrate Earth Day. During normal times we celebrate Earth Days with tree plantings and large gatherings. This year we will mark this day in relative isolation, but we can still reflect on this day together.  The UUA Common Read for 2018 was a collection of essays titled Read more…