Category Archives: Belonging

Basic Belonging

It seems that when we consider the idea of belonging our first inclination is to think of belonging through our relationships with one another. This is certainly an important aspect of the human yearning for belonging. And, what if just … Continue reading

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My Covenant Group

I’m not one to belong to groups. I didn’t have a want or need to belong to one. My Covenant Croup is the exception. I’m in a covenant group at UUCG. I have been part of this group for over … Continue reading

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I have a part inside of me that understands that every other human and I belong to each other. Granted, that part of me understands that this is a lofty notion, and so it often remains quiet . Other parts … Continue reading

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Belonging to Myself

Most of my life I belonged to everyone else but myself . I was molded to put my needs on the back burner to take care of everyone else. I couldn’t live my life.  My mother suffers from borderline personality … Continue reading

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The Belonging of Silence

Our sense of belonging is often tied to our five senses. Things that I see belong to me and my experience, and so, in a way, I belong to them. I know what a rose looks like, a mountain, a … Continue reading

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Through a Lens of Belonging

This past weekend, I was blessed with the opportunity to lead – or I suppose it would be more accurate to say accompany – two young children on a walk through the woods.   We carried magnifying glasses so that we … Continue reading

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Secret Belonging

There are times that you belong to a group but you won’t admit it . You spend most of your adult life denying it. Well, that was indeed me.  I would hear a name and memories would flood my mind. … Continue reading

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