Reflections Archive

Money and Memory

Category: Community / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
November 14, 2018

Presented November 11th, 2018 In the story this morning (Wilfrid Gordon Mcdonald Partridge by Mem Fox), Wilfrid asks what memory is. His father gives the easy answer, “something you remember.” But perhaps Wilfrid is a...

In the Shelter of Each Other

Category: Relationship, Spiritual Growth / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
October 24, 2018

Presented October 14, 2018.    “There’s a river of my people and its flow is swift and strong.” Pete Seeger It is in the shelter of each other that we live. This Irish proverb is...

Leaves Falling

Category: Relationship / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
October 24, 2018

Presented October 7, 2018 These words come from mid-century American poet Margaret Walker, from a  poem titled October Journey. “I want to tell you what hills are like in October when colors gush down mountainsides...

Greening Hearts

Category: New Ways of Being, Seventh Principle / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
October 03, 2018

Presented September 30th, 2018 “It’s in that convergence of spiritual people becoming active and active people becoming spiritual that the hope of humanity now rests.” Van Jones Several years ago I was at a minister’s...

Life Lessons for Changing Times

Category: Humanism / Speaker: Larry Jeffery
October 03, 2018

Presented September 23rd, 2018 I was pleased when Wendy called 13 days ago asking if I would do a reflection today, I’ve never really believed the ones I`ve given before were good enough. I enjoy...

Hope in the Hurricane

Category: Spiritual Growth / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
September 21, 2018

presented September 14, 2018 Many years ago I was part of a women’s ritual group at Grand River Unitarian.  One cold fall night we were cosied up on the couches in the youth room doing...

Courage, Dear Heart

Category: Spiritual Growth / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
April 10, 2018

presented April 8th, 2018 I have a little enamel pin on my desk at home. It is a tiny badger. The pin is stuck on a card, and the badger is on top of a...

Hawk Wings

Category: New Ways of Being, UU Theology / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
March 08, 2018

Presented  March 4th, 2018 Driving around the Peel Region, I see a surprising number of hawks. The hawks spend time up on the light poles watching the grass along the highway for signs of a...

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