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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
Posted in Belonging Tagged life, perspective, spiritual practice, universe, UU 4th Principle 2 Comments
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
Posted in Belonging Tagged childhood, nature, perspective, stewardship, UU 1st Principle 1 Comment
Walking as Belonging
We had an appointment with a professional who was helping us do some estate planning. They sent us an email the day before reminding us of the appointment and included a helpful message: give yourself some extra time. Our building … Continue reading
Posted in Belonging Tagged comfort, newness, perspective, UU 4th Principle, wonder 1 Comment
Belonging: Pokemon Politics
My 9-year-old granddaughter is homeschooled, but on Thursdays she goes to a “hybrid” school program with other homeschooled kids. This year she is in a class with mostly kids she didn’t know before. After the second week, I picked her … Continue reading
Posted in Belonging Tagged community, connection, friends, friendship, perspective, UU 1st Principle, UU 3rd Principle 5 Comments
Filled with Loving Kindness: The Absurdity of Today
(The fires, while very real and truly devastating, are herein used as a metaphor for my feelings about the results of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. Also very real and – from my perspective – truly devastating.) Wildfires are … Continue reading
Return Again: What Are You?
I watched the first of three segments of the PBS series “9 Months That Made You.” This first episode offers a profound view of the first 8 weeks of human development at the cellular level. Scientists have made significant discoveries … Continue reading
Posted in Return Again, Uncategorized Tagged mystery, perspective, true self, UU 7th Principle Leave a comment
Listening: Whose Headphones?
For quite a few years, something called a “Silent Disco” has been gaining popularity. It’s a party at which there are several DJs playing different music, and all of the guests wear headphones, each with the ability to individually control … Continue reading
Posted in Listening Tagged community, music, perspective, UU 1st Principle, UU 2nd Principle 3 Comments