Reflections Archive

Ancient Myths, New Life

Category: UU Theology / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
April 24, 2019

Our spiritual tradition emerged from of Protestant Christianity but we no longer follow its biblical theology. So while the United Church is proclaiming joyously that Christ is Risen, perhaps this service on Easter Sunday should...

The Cheshire Cat

Category: Relationship / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
April 24, 2019

Presented April 7th, 2019 Last month I was visiting Montreal and went to an exhibit in the archeology museum entitled the Wonder Room. It was an exhibit about “cabinets of curiosities” which were popular from...

The Better World We Know is Possible

Category: Community / Speaker: Ben Wolfe
April 23, 2019

Presented January 6th, 2019 Unitarian  community builder Ben Wolfe shares stories and simple principles of co-creating thriving grassroots initiatives and change action, locally and internationally, by calling and hosting a different kind of conversation. Listen...

Hello Brother, or The Jacinda Way

Category: Acting for an Equitable / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
April 05, 2019

Presented March 31st, 2019 One of my favourite aspects of our building is this wall of windows. While the windows are a source of discomfort for latecomers – scurrying by with heads down – it’s...

Roots Hold Me Close

Category: Relationship, UU History / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
April 05, 2019

Presented March 10th, 2019 On this day of springing forward, with hints of the spring to come, it feels like an auspicious time to consider the roots of our family trees. All of us are...

Living in Place

Category: Acting for an Equitable, Relationship / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
March 07, 2019

Presented March 3rd, 2019 Growing up down the road in Clarkson, I had a sense that Mississauga was a young place. There were still vacant lots on Lakeshore, and acres of apple orchards west of...

The Ocean Refuses No River

Category: New Ways of Being / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
March 06, 2019

Presented on February 24th, 2019 This week, I have been learning about flow by dealing with the snow and ice on my driveway and sidewalk. After the last big snowfall a couple of weeks ago,...

Troubled Waters

Category: Acting for an Equitable / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
February 12, 2019

Presented February 10th, 2019 Many years ago I visited my cousin in Cornwall, England. She lived with her family in a farmhouse beside a main road, surrounded by fields and cows. One morning, she asked...

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