Reflections Archive

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...

Shadows in the Snow

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

December 10th, 2018 In the Leo Tolstoy fable, The Three Questions, the wise turtle Leo tells Nicolai, “There is only one important time, and that time is now. The most important one is always the...

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