The poet Hafiz wrote, “Like the morning breeze, if you bring to the morning good deeds, the rose of our desire will open and bloom.” Summer can be a time to feel the morning breeze. Often this can lead to a more active, enriching engagement … read more.
Rev. Kent Matthies
The World Cup of Soccer is being played in Russia. This most important global sporting event contains many elements of the best and the worst of our current global, human society. True stories of rags to riches, players speaking dozens of languages with a common … read more.
On Father’s Day, people often experience a wide range of emotions, including gratitude, regret, joy and pain. One aspect of the complex relationships people have with fatherhood involves the different ways in which people express love. In his book Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman identifies … read more.
We may enjoy our Facebook “friends.” However, we long for more than social media connections. One of the best reasons to come to church is to make spiritual friends. With flickers of hope for making a spiritual connection, we encounter others; over time we kindle long burning … read more.
You don’t have to believe me. I am a biased Minister. In 2016, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a report based on over 74,000 women which documented life quantity and quality increase with regular religious community attendance. Unitarian Universalism and USG save lives and multiply … read more.
The First Noble Truth of Buddhism is that life is suffering. We get old, experience disease and heartbreak. Life is not always fair and we should never trick ourselves to believe otherwise. How do we deal with suffering?
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Whether you believe the resurrection was real or a myth, come celebrate Easter with us! Even when you think all is lost in despair, hope can and does rise again.