Faith isn’t just about believing in God, or any god for that matter. It takes courage to be, to awaken each day in a world filled with struggle and sickness and grief and still find it in you the courage to carve out a small sliver of joy and gratitude.
Good stewardship is just as much about generosity as it is about having a defibrillator in the event someone experiences cardiac issues. Good stewardship is about protecting our greatest assets – and that’s you.
Today we remember the lives of our beloved departed.
The Bible is a genealogy of quirky families, a repository of intriguing histories, and a collection of beautiful writings and poetry. Moreover, it’s a sustained meditation on the necessity of grace and the redemptive nature of humankind. This morning will be the first of many explorations through Unitarian Universalism’s sacred sources.
Politics are all anyone seems to talk about these days. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you might find it helpful to strategize how to maintain table manners in this period of polarization. So, let’s model civility this morning and remind ourselves that there’s plenty to hope for, even in these trying times.