Topic: Courage

Be Ordinarily Brave

What does it mean to be a people of courage?  Each of us have counter-cultural “leanings” that we don’t lean into as fully as we’d often wish. How might we lean into our counter-cultural self a little bit more?  Where are the everyday moments of courage in your life? Rev. Jennifer Hamlin-Navias recently retired from the … Continue reading Be Ordinarily Brave

If Not Now When – Reflections on the text from Pirkei Avot 1:14

Let’s dive deeper into the words of Mishneh Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers/Ancestors).  Hillel used to say:  “If I am not for myself, who will be for me?  And if I am for myself alone, then what am I?  And if not now, when.” Rabbi Barbara Goldman-Wartell is in her fourteenth year serving as the … Continue reading If Not Now When – Reflections on the text from Pirkei Avot 1:14


UU musician Jim Scott wrote a song that starts with the line, “May your life be as a song, resounding with the dawn to sing awake the light.” How in today’s world can we greet the day with this kind of courage? It is our intention to wake the glimmer of this song in each … Continue reading Courage

Earth Hospice

How can we live with the great challenges of climate change without falling into despair or focusing only on the practical things we can do in our lives? One way is to bring mindful attention and ceremony to that which is passing. We hope to see you in person! Masks are optional. Here is the … Continue reading Earth Hospice