Speaker: Rev. Terry Sweetser

Wisdom to Love Yourself

Do you remember RuPaul’s hit Supermodel? RuPaul is the fantastic
drag star who famously promotes self-love and igniting your spark within. He
knows doing it is tough but possible. He puts it this way, “Look at me–a big
old black man under all of this makeup, and if … read more.

I Like Ike

In the midst of this presidential season we are stunned by impeachment and primaries. I recall a simpler time when a general, Dwight D. Eisenhower, defeated a Unitarian Universalist, Adlai Stevenson. Then as now folks asked, “What will happen next?”

Here is the video of the … read more.

Practical Creativity

Our children teach us about creativity is that life’s waiting room is really a playground if we persist in having a perspective of playfulness. Practical Creativity is playful persistence. Practical creativity has its being and its power in the way we move among the everyday … read more.

Spiritual Creativity

What our children teach us about creativity is that life’s waiting room is really a playground if we persist in having a perspective of playfulness. Spiritual Creativity is about being like chil­dren with their toys. We must be willing to turn our pain and problems … read more.

Use It Up

Use it up; wear it out, make do; do without. That’s the mantra of my New England upbringing. I am a native of New Hampshire which prides itself as being the most frugal place in the country. The motto on New Hampshire’s license plates is … read more.

Woke

MLK Jr. urged UU’s in his 1964 Ware Lecture to wake up and stay woke. He talked about Rip Van Winkle. We remember that Rip Van Winkle slept twenty years. When he went up to bed the sign on the Inn had a picture of … read more.

The Integrity of Your Future Self

Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards wanted to go to the 1988 Winter Olympics and compete as a ski jumper. There were a couple of obvious problems with this. He was about 20-pounds heavier than the average ski jumper, he had no sponsor and his trainers spoke … read more.

Integrity and Commitment are Dangerous

Finding work with integrity and commitment is never easy, but throw eternal damnation and social rejection into the mix and the vocation becomes near impossible. Nobody knew this better than the Sin Eater, a spiritual healer who operated in England, Scotland, and Wales from the … read more.

Rumors and Rumors of Rumors

From The Boston Children’s Chorus and the Roxbury Ballet, where youngsters  are passing rumors of very big presents, to mall mangers and web masters spreading rumors of a very green holiday season, rumors abound. Tis the season of rumors, and almost everyone loves it.  What … read more.