Sep
30

With Love From UCS

Beloved, We send out love and care in the wake of the train accident in Hoboken, especially to the family of the woman who died and all those involved in the accident.  The tremors of trauma stretch far beyond a…
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Sep
15

Your Questions on Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Banner Raising: Answering Your Questions   Why are we raising a Black Lives Banner at The Unitarian Church in Summit (UCS) and at Fountain Baptist Church (FBC)?   UCS voted to take a stand in response to…
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Jan
28

Listening To The Divine Voice

As a practicing Pagan for many years, I always looked forward to winter. It was such a welcomed shift from my hectic, over-programmed life to a slower pace in all things.  Allowing my body and mind to reflect the cycle…
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Nov
10

Diwali, Post Diaspora

My post from 2011, reposted today. Happy Diwali! When I first came to the United States, I had just turned 23. It was the late 1980s. Beginning a master’s degree in a small liberal arts college in New England was…
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Oct
02

Self-Compassion In The Face of Violence

This week I have been sitting with the violence that we continue to do to one another. In the morning as I rise. In the evening before falling to sleep. In the quiet moments of the day. I have been holding it…
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Sep
23

Meditation on Yom Kippur

Today we honor Yom Kippur, the most holy day of the year in the Jewish calendar. It is the last of ten days that centers upon fasting, prayer and penitence. It is a sacred time to dedicate body, mind and…
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Sep
16

Spirit in Practice – Fall Registration Ends September 22nd

CONNECT through Spirit in Practice Circles  Are you seeking a sense of belonging and meaning in your life? Are you looking to slow down and live intentionally in a face-paced, frantic world? You are not alone. Engage in Spirit in Practice Circles.…
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