Giving rise to a new mindset

The deciduous trees in our yards may look dead right now, but we know they aren’t. A “seemingly mystical combination of pliable membranes, natural antifreeze, and glasslike supercooling, with frost on the outside and viscous dehydration on the inside, helps trees...

Oh no, did you miss these?

The Save & Savor the Earth blog is about to mark its second birthday! The Climate Action Team has published a new post every week for the past two years. We tip our hats to our regular readers and invite others of you to click on the teaser link each week in...
Give yourself the gift of good news

Give yourself the gift of good news

We have no shortage of anxiety-inducing headlines vying for our attention, do we? It’s driven some of us to tune out certain outlets and to severely curb our news consumption. What is it about the negative news marketplace that makes the 1890 adage from William...

Turn toward the quiet

This past week, I joined fellow UUCAers for a spiritual practices retreat at Ignatius House. The retreat center is located on the Chattahoochee River, north of the city. The 20-acre campus is heavily wooded, and its facilities are sited on a steep hill above the...
Grow your gratitude!

Grow your gratitude!

It’s our annual week to explore gratitude and to casually enjoy the company of others before the full waves of holiday hype crash upon us. Good health, family, friends, and material comfort are low-hanging sources of gratitude. As you prepare for or recover from...