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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Aug
18

In Honor of Julian Bond, A Prophet In Our Midst

Julian Bond, a great Civil Rights leader, died on Sunday at the age of 75. For many Unitarian Universalists, he was a prophet, speaking to the injustices of our society and challenging us to act. In 2003, Mr. Bond spoke to…
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Aug
12

Missing From John Oliver? The Voice Of UUs

The same day that John Oliver commented on the state of sex education in American schools (click to watch), UCS preached on our award-winning Our Whole Lives (OWL) program and the power of consent in relationships. OWL is our human sexuality…
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