Reflections Archive

The Flamingo and the Star

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

Presented December 23rd, 2018 A Unitarian minister, Clarke Dewey Wells, has a story about his young son and a star. Shortly after twilight, our 3 ½ year old tried to gain our attention to see...

Kith and Kin

Category: Seventh Principle, UU Theology / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
December 24, 2018

Presented December 16th, 2018 This month you have probably seen a nativity scene somewhere – the one with the baby Jesus lying in a manager, with Mary and Joseph adoring him, with a donkey and...

The Gift of Compassion

Category: Relationship / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
December 13, 2018

Presented December 9th, 2018 We are just over two weeks out from Christmas Day, and like most years, I have not yet mailed Christmas gifts to my aunt and cousins in the United Kingdom. Every...

Memory Maps

Category: UU History / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
December 13, 2018

Presented November 18th, 2018 “Memory is the most elemental thread of which the tapestry of experience we call reality is woven.” (Maria Popova) Memory is an elemental thread in the tapestry of reality. We are what...

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...

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