Reflections Archive

What Fires Are We Tending?

Category: Humanism / Speaker: Rev. Ben Robins
April 11, 2021

Presented on Zoom April 11th, 2021 by Rev. Ben Robins I’ve been playing a lot of chess during this pandemic. I love the structure of it. A simple board. Simple rules. But endless complications. When...

No More Predation

Category: Humanism
March 28, 2021

presented on Zoom March 28th, 2021 Rev. Ben Robins We have an evolutionary theme this month. All three of my reflections touch on an aspect of evolving. Two weeks ago, we explored how humanism can...

Spring Ceremony: Transcend & Include

Category: Ritual and Ceremony
March 21, 2021

presented on Zoom March 21st, 2021 Rev. Ben Robins Here we are, the spring ceremony. A time to feel our bodies and connect with the earth. A time to commune with maple syrup, and in...

3 Types of Humanism

Category: Humanism / Speaker: Rev. Ben Robins
March 14, 2021

presented on Zoom March 14th, 2021 Rev. Ben Robins Here we are. Human Beings. We’re born, we live, we die. This is the human predicament. This is where we find ourselves. How, then, do we...

Authentic Movement

Category: Spiritual Growth / Speaker: Rev. Ben Robins
March 08, 2021

presented on Zoom February 28st, 2021 Rev. Ben Robins I used to be a long-distance runner, but for years, I had knee problems and difficulty exercising. My body was full of tension, clogged. It didn’t...

What Are Your Three Things?

Category: Spritual Growth / Speaker: Rev. Ben Robins
February 21, 2021

presented on Zoom February 21st, 2021 Rev. Ben Robins There’s a lot going on in our lives, and it’s so meaningful to me that we hold each other and support each other. For some of...

5 UU Elevator Pitches

Category: New Ways of Being / Speaker: Rev. Ben Robins
February 14, 2021

presented on Zoom February 14th, 2021 Rev. Ben Robins I wonder if you’ve heard of the writer Matthew Fox. Matthew Fox was a Roman Catholic priest, until he was kicked out for having heretical views....

Welldoing

Category: Spiritual Growth / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
January 31, 2021

Presented on-line January 31st 2021 by Rev. Fiona Heath It is astonishing to me that it is still January! This has felt like the January of 10,000 days. A ceaseless month of bad news and worse...

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