He has been called a philosopher, a dark poet, and a troubadour of truth for generations. Leonard Cohen, who died in 2016 at age 82, expressed a progressive theology with both Jewish and Christian dimensions in his sharply perceptive and heartfelt songs and poems about … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Robin Landerman Zucker
In this service, we’ll take a closer look at three distinct and interconnected faces of the Bible’s first acknowledged cis-gender female. They are the face of the temptress, the face of the wise woman goddess, and the face of the homemaker and mother – each … read more.
All across the planet, human beings are experiencing what some have called “The Great Pause.” As we’ve sheltered indoors this past year, we’ve read reports that skies are clear in Los Angeles, fish are visible in the canals of Venice, and wildlife are roaming freely … read more.
In the Parable of the Widow’s Mite, an impoverished woman tosses two copper coins into the Treasury. Is this meager or substantial? Can we applaud her contribution or do we view it as insufficient? Is it enough to create a feeling of abundance and gratitude? … read more.
Jazz is a different drummer’s kind of music and Unitarian Universalism is a different drummer’s kind of religion. In fact, the parallels between the two are quite remarkable. Both have evolved from more strident and orthodox forms, and both have been shaped by numerous sources. … read more.
Whether we enjoy it or not, we learn valuable spiritual lessons from the difficult people in our lives – those whom we know and love, those we work with, attend church with, and those whom we encounter more randomly. This morning, we will explore the … read more.
The writer Zora Neale Hurston wrote: “Oh hope, you fall on soft ground” because she had heard seeds saying that to each other as they passed. How many of us wait for “soft” ground or just the right conditions before we plant our faithful seeds? … read more.
As a socially-distanced Valentine’s Day approaches with its mythic view of romance, we’ll explore why it can be so difficult to give and receive love and how we can soften into the comforting hug just outside of our resistance. What might it mean to be … read more.
Letterboxing is a quirky hobby combining orienteering, puzzle solving, journaling, and treasure hunting, dating back to the 1850’s in Dartmoor, England. With our well-intentioned 2021 resolutions in tow, we’ll explore Letterboxing as a spiritual metaphor for getting lost (in healthy ways) — stepping off the … read more.