Few people are born cheerful, but we can be more so. It takes the faith at the core of Unitarian Universalism: an audacious faith that you, sitting here right now, are a miraculous divine creation. What you do and think from this moment on is … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Terry Sweetser
Universalist poet Robert Frost wrote: “The best way out is through…” A reflection and sermon on how that wisdom can help us heal ourselves in this wounded world.
Here is the video of Healing Ourselves.
How young Hosea Ballou followed in the footsteps of America’s first Universalist preacher, John Murray, and preached the doctrine of universal love and salvation for all in the late 18th and early 19th century. Ballou was born in New Hampshire and first preached in Vermont, … read more.
I believe those who have lived gently must not be forgotten because to survive we need to return home to them.
To thrive, though, we must go further. We need to pass on the stories of people whose lives go beyond the memories of this time … read more.
We embark on interims between ministries – to breathe deeply, to unpack, to remember the wonderful, and confront the pain, sometimes then to pack away, or let go, of ways that no longer serve us.
Here’s the video of this week’s reflection and sermon.