These days, despair is preached. The sort of despair that makes it inescapable and inevitable that, one day, we will write a letter to future generations telling them we are so very sorry for what we did to the planet, so very sorry for listening to people who made excuses, so very sorry they (our […]

We are blessing the children this Easter morning at UUCA, and I’d like to add to Taryn’s reflections on what that can mean for us by diving deep into the inspiration for our blessing ritual today: a story from the Christian scriptures, the Gospel of Mark. One day some parents brought their children to Jesus […]

Homily – Shawna Floyd If you follow me on social media, then you have probably seen me affix a certain hashtag to a good deal of my posts.  It’s one of many that I use, but I often save this particular hashtag for last.  It’s my mic drop hashtag.  I usually do not type anything […]

HOMILY #1 Sonya Tinsley-Hook I confess. I’m a bit of a “Pollyanna.” Although I don’t always succeed, I try to see the positive, the hidden gift, the reason to smile, in almost every situation.  As Pollyanna would say, I try to find “reasons to be glad.” Now I know what some of you are thinking.  […]

Homily#1 by Carol Welter There is magic in the air.  This morning we call it Black Girl Magic. Womanism.  This place here, this space, being UU challenges us.  I am challenged to look inward today, to do some inner work.  You Taryn and my sisters have asked me a question and I thank you. Many […]