Category Archives for "Our Voices"

Colorful UU prayer flags hanging in the sky.

Compassion

Posted Date: 01 April 2021 | Mike Morran

CompassionLove has no body on earth but yours, no hands but yours, no feet but yours. Yours are the eyes through which Love and compassion for the world is to look out; yours are the feet with which Love is to go about doing good; and yours are the hands with which Love is to […]

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Colorful UU prayer flags hanging in the sky.

Compassion

Posted Date: 01 April 2021 | Mike Morran

CompassionLove has no body on earth but yours, no hands but yours, no feet but yours. Yours are the eyes through which Love and compassion for the world is to look out; yours are the feet with which Love is to go about doing good; and yours are the hands with which Love is to […]

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A glass ball sits on top of a rock at sunset, representing the justice and unity of the UU Church.

Imagination

Posted Date: 04 March 2021 | Mike Morran

ImaginationImagination is our Whole Souul Living Theme for March.  Consider this quote from J. K. Rowling;Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and, therefore, the foundation of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power that enables us to empathize […]

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A view of a snow covered mountain with clouds in the sky, offering a sense of community and unity.

March 2021 Ploughshare

Posted Date: 04 March 2021 | Rhonda Williamson

Click To Download  PDF March 2021 Ploughshare Posted Date: March 4, 2021 

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A bunch of yellow roses in a vase.

February 2021 Ploughshare

Posted Date: 04 February 2021 | Rhonda Williamson

Click To Download  PDF February 2021 Ploughshare Posted Date: February 4, 2021 

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A broken glass with a UU light shining through it, symbolizing the power of service to strengthen community.

Brokenness

Posted Date: 04 February 2021 | Mike Morran

BrokennessBrokenness is the Whole Souul Living Theme for February, but not so that we might wallow morose or despairing.  Brokenness, whether occasional or systemic is simply an essential and unavoidable part of human life.   It often marks turning points in our life journeys; the endings of chapters, the beginnings of new ones, the places where […]

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January 2021 Ploughshare

Posted Date: 07 January 2021 | Rhonda Williamson

Click To Download  PDF January 2021 Ploughshare Posted Date: January 7, 2021 

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Spiritual justice is important in achieving world peace.

Peace

Posted Date: 31 December 2020 | Mike Morran

PeacePeace is the Whole Souul Living Theme for January, and it represents a profoundly challenging hope.  Pacifist A. J. Muste wrote:  We cannot have peace if we are only concerned with peace. War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life. If we want to attack war, we […]

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A UU snowman standing in the snow.

December 2020 Ploughshare

Posted Date: 03 December 2020 | Rhonda Williamson

Click To Download  PDF December 2020 Ploughshare Posted Date: December 3, 2020 

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A large brown butterfly is sitting on a flower in a peaceful community garden.

Salvation

Posted Date: 03 December 2020 | Mike Morran

SalvationOur Whole Souul Living Theme for December is Salvation (in THIS Life).  In truth, most of us need some salvation: from old habits and limitations, from creeping materialism, from a broken economy…  The nation needs some salvation: from partisan politics, easy answers, and outright lies.  The world needs some salvation…: from pollution, too many people, […]

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