Reflections Archive

The Kobayashi Maru

Category: New Ways of Being / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
December 01, 2017

The stories we tell about the world help bring the world into being. The stories we tell about ourselves inform our choices. We are, all of us, shaped by stories. Stories help us understand the...

Once there was and there was not…

Category: Spiritual Growth / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
December 01, 2017

The Lost Keys One day Nasruddin was on his hands and knees when a friend came by who asked, “Nasruddin, what are you looking for?” Nasruddin smiled at his friend and said, “My keys.” The...

Walking with Sorrow

Category: Relationship, Remembrance, Ritual and Ceremony / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
December 01, 2017

“To live without the mountains and the valleys Would be to live within a nothingness that surely cannot be called life. The loves, the sorrows, the hunger and the thirst, the satisfactions and the longings,...

A Call to Peace

Category: Acting for an Equitable, Seven Principles / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
October 22, 2017

October 22nd, 2017 This morning I drank tea out of a mug, as I do every morning. My mugs are medium sized, not too big, not too small. I recently learned that a mug of...

The Faithful Atheist
A Matter of Love

Category: Community, UU Theology / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
October 17, 2017

October 1st, 2017 I did not grow up in a religious household, so I learnt about Christianity from Christmas tv shows like The Little Drummer Boy. So it may not be surprising to you that...

Green Prime

Category: Acting for an Equitable, Seventh Principle / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
October 17, 2017

Presented September 24th, 2017  Last year the Canadian Unitarian Council created a vision to guide Unitarian Universalism into the future. Our interdependence calls us to love and justice. Our interdependence calls us to love and...

Both/And

Category: Community, New Ways of Being / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
October 17, 2017

September 17, 2017 This year there was a huge public protest about the illegal killing of black men.  Women marched in Washington for women’s rights.  Fires displaced thousands of people. This year, attacks on trains...

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