All Posts by Rhonda Williamson

September 12, 2021 Worship Service: The World’s Largest Living Thing

September 12, 2021 Worship Service: The World’s Largest Living ThingOn This InGathering Sunday, we’ll use poetry and imagery to consider the world’s largest Living Organism (Pando) and what Pando has to teach us. Make your offering at https://tiny.cc/fusd-give Share0 Tweet0 Share0 To share this story, please click on the social media badges above. If you […]

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A Reframed Piece of Mike’s Mind…

A Reframed Piece of Mike’s Mind…Starting in October, our Racial Justice Project at First Unitarian Denver is going to be initiating a conversation among our congregation about racism and reparations.  My column this month provides a little of my own thinking about the background for this conversation.      Ta-Nehisi Coates recently wrote:      Basically, Americans […]

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Balance

BalanceBalance is a beautiful thing.  Balance is also our Whole Souul Living Theme for September.  In a technical sense, balance is an equal distribution of weight that enables steadiness.  Balance is also about correct proportions: of power, justice, prosperity, Love… ideals seldom achieved but deeply worthy.  In these busy and troubled times, all of us […]

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August 29, 2021 Worship Service: We the People

August 29, 2021 Worship Service: We the PeopleAs both a national and global society today, tensions run disturbingly and continually near the boiling point. Chaos and turmoil seem to abound. As polarized factions, we remain at war with one another, gridlocked in a stalemate that can feel completely insurmountable. The consequences have been, and continue […]

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August 8, 2021 Worship: Oceans

August 8, 2021 Worship: OceansIContinuing our series on the spirit of life on Earth, today we’ll look at oceans. What are we learning about oceans and the global community connected by water? What do we owe the oceans in terms of human culture and civilization? What do oceans have to teach us spiritually? Make your […]

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Spirit

SpiritSpirit is our Whole Souul Living Theme for August.  The word spiritual comes from the Latin spirare, the breath.  Later this became spiritus, meaning, “the animating or vital principle in man and animals: soul, courage, breath, or vigor.”  Many consider the spiritual to be supernatural or otherworldly, but with the definition above there is no […]

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