Reflections Archive

Living in Place

Category: Acting for an Equitable, Relationship / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
March 07, 2019

Presented March 3rd, 2019 Growing up down the road in Clarkson, I had a sense that Mississauga was a young place. There were still vacant lots on Lakeshore, and acres of apple orchards west of...

The Ocean Refuses No River

Category: New Ways of Being / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
March 06, 2019

Presented on February 24th, 2019 This week, I have been learning about flow by dealing with the snow and ice on my driveway and sidewalk. After the last big snowfall a couple of weeks ago,...

Troubled Waters

Category: Acting for an Equitable / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
February 12, 2019

Presented February 10th, 2019 Many years ago I visited my cousin in Cornwall, England. She lived with her family in a farmhouse beside a main road, surrounded by fields and cows. One morning, she asked...

Diving In

Category: Spiritual Growth / Speaker: Rev. Fiona Heath
February 12, 2019

Presented February 3rd, 2019 Many winters ago in Hungary, a young man sits at his desk with a small rock he bought at the morning market. The man inspects the rock under his microscope, reading...

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...

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