Living relationally means connecting to all of creation in our Indiginous ways of being and doing. Sharon will share time honoured traditions around being connected to the past, present and the future as well as our environment and the spirit world. Living relationally means embracing the notion that life is a ceremony.
Topic: World Religions
In the words of UU minister, Robert Walsh, “Easter invites us to trust in something more amazing even than the coming of spring. Can we trust this: that love is more durable than life? Can we believe that love casts out fear?” And that we are called to say “yes” to life and love over death, again and again?
Rev. Abhi Janamanchi is senior minister of Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, Maryland. A native of India, he is a member of the Brahmo Samaj, a Unitarian-Hindu reform movement that shares many similarities with Unitarian Universalism.
We are called to be people of EMPATHY. Empathy can be said to be ‘the caring that arises when there is understanding’.
The sacred writings of the Bahá’í Faith say that from the struggles of humanity must arise a new race of people, one that will emerge from its present stage of adolescence to adulthood and maturity. What does this mean? Who are we called to be?
Life is essentially comedy and tragedy. These are the two great stages human find themselves repeatedly entering. In an age of political divisiveness, social justice activism, and mass shootings, what is our response to these tragedies? In this reflection video, Ahmed Khan explains the Islamic perspective on responding to adversity through the tribulations of the Prophet Muhammad.
The goddess Hekate has become increasingly popular in recent years. She is known by many epithets – Mother of Witches, Keeper of the Keys of Wisdom, Torchbearer, and Goddess of the Crossroads, among others. She is a goddess of the dark time, both the dark … read more.
How can we understand the world so that we can be free of the suffering that shadows all human lives? Where do we find joy and love in the midst of ever changing conditions? What can we do to save all living beings? This talk will touch on the poems and historical lives of the early Buddhist nuns whose stories are not so different from our own. Their brilliant realizations help us all find our way home to freedom.
Connie Waterman is delighted to discuss the evolving consciousness of humanity as it travels along its collective journey to the Divine and to a peaceful and collaborative world. Humanity has reached a stage in its evolution that requires radically different modes of thinking and acting from what was necessary to get it to this point in history, if it is to continue to progress. Against the background of daunting challenges facing humanity, we are being required to refresh our relationships with each other and with God. I look forward to sharing concepts introduced in the 19th century by Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith, that could change the world.