Reflections Archive

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...

Ripples of Hope

Category: Acting for an Equitable, New Ways of Being / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
February 21, 2018

presented February 11th, 2018 I have a bird feeder set up in my backyard. Not a lot of people in my subdivision feed the birds, so despite my marauding cats, the feeder is popular. Pigeons,...

It’s About Time

Category: UU Theology / Speaker: Michael Raynor
February 21, 2018

presented January 28th, 2018 I’ve only recently gained a more genuinely visceral appreciation of the limits to my time wrapped in this mortal coil, and largely as a result of having turned 50 last year: ...

The Flaring Forth

Category: New Ways of Being, UU Theology / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
January 23, 2018

January 14th, 2018 It’s all a question of story. “We are in trouble just now because we do not have a good story. We are in between stories. The Old Story—the account of how the...

Bringing into the Light

Category: Acting for an Equitable, New Ways of Being / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
January 23, 2018

Emergence is the way complex patterns arise from relatively simple actions.  It’s a tricky concept, and Kathy was not the only one unsure of what I was going to talk about this morning. Emergence is...

Hygge Life

Category: New Ways of Being, Relationship / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
January 23, 2018

December 17th, 2017 Candles glowed, a mug of hot chocolate beside the laptop. Quiet Christmas music played in the background, my dog curled up beside me, as I worked on this reflection on hygge last...

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