Our first UU principle states that we affirm and promote the “inherent worth and dignity of every person.” But what does that really mean? When do we first get it? Do those who torture or commit other evil acts lose it? This sermon wrestles with the challenge of understanding the first principle and ends with an affirmation that […]
Wonder is the spiritual theme of the month. Fatherhood opens a window to much awe, humility and wonder. Paying attention to the little moments (eating breakfast together or telling jokes) as well as the big moments (the child grows up and leaves the home or gets a job) can open us up to receive life’s […]
Life, Love and Death are fundamental elements of religion. Dying and death can involve wonderful experiences. Yet, many ways of thinking in modern society attempt to push away death as much as possible. How can we feel wonder for death and dying in ways that allow us to be fully human?