If you are reading this, it is at least somewhat likely that you have a basic belief system that aligns with UUism, but attendance . . . that is a whole different question. Why do some people choose to attend a religious service and others don’t? We gather together. . .. but why?
Rev. Kellie shows how the rituals we create can help us deal with loss and create a place in our hearts & memories for our loved ones who have died but continue to be part of our lives.
In anticipation of Election Day (which not runs for about a month) I’ll share some fun facts and some things you probably don’t know (along with some you do) about a few of our ecclesiastical forbears. Along with some life lessons.
Reverend Earl Holt
Borrowing from a poem by British poet Philip Larkin, a reflection on religion in an era of spirituality (the two are not the same), and the future of what Eliot called the “Permanent Things” in an age of anxiety.
A consideration inspired by the words of the eminent philosopher Alfred North Whitehead who in a series of 1926 lectures, later published as the book Religion in the Making, wrote: “What should emerge from religion is individual worth of character.”
Definitely NOT the first of a series, but the first of the “P & Ps” as they are sometimes fondly called, affirming “The inherent worth and dignity of every person.”