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Sunday, June 30, 2024 | Cooking Your Life | Rick Smykla

Sunday, June 30, 2024 Cooking Your Life Rick Smykla When preparing a meal in a Zen monastery, it is said that the cook “must handle the ingredients as carefully as if they were his own eyes.” Seeing the kitchen as a model for the entire world gives us a sense of the utmost care needed … Continued

Sunday, June 23, 2024 | Renewal | Stephanie Garrett

Sunday, June 23, 2024 Renewal Stephanie Garrett Renewal for Stephanie Garrett was to be born again. She attended a Black Baptist Church in her youth, and after college stopped attending. Her mental and spiritual understanding of developing her own theology, began to take shape, though it’s an ongoing process. She defines herself as a spiritual … Continued

Sunday, June 2, 2024 | Metaphor as Spiritual Practice | Rev. Rosemarie Newberry

Sunday, June 2, 2024 Metaphor as Spiritual Practice Rev. Rosemarie Newberry Dr. Rev. Kendyl Gibbons, long time president of the American Humanists, created spiritual practices for UUs. Gibbons’ other practices were: beauty, ambiguity, covenant, and gratitude. Metaphor takes us deeper into our spirit and faith. Come, let’s go deeper together. Bio: The Rev Rosemarie Newberry … Continued

Sunday, May 26, 2024 | Happiness | Cynthia Grzywinski

Sunday, May 26, 2024 Happiness Cynthia Grzywinski In these uncertain times, we hear a lot about happiness – all kinds of advice on how to pursue it, how to attain and maintain it. The right to pursue something called “happiness” even appears in the US Declaration of Independence, but what does it mean to be … Continued

Sunday, May 19, 2024 | The Nine Commandments | Rev Charlie Dieterich

Sunday, May 19, 2024 The Nine Commandments Rev Charlie Dieterich Sure, you obey the ten commandments, but how about the nine? As Jewel sang: “In the end only kindness matters.” Bio: After a first career as a television system designer, Charlie Dieterich changed directions, attended Starr King School for the Ministry in Berkeley California, and … Continued