Tag: November


Introduction to Memory
November 01, 2018

Introduction to Memory

Throughout much of North American history, Unitarian Universalists have tended to be unkind to memory. We’ve given it the label “tradition,” and treated it mostly as something that holds us back. Tradition,...


Spiritual Exercises - Memory
November 01, 2018

Spiritual Exercises – Memory

Option A) The Memory Shared at Your Funeral  Our dance with memory is about looking forward as well as looking back. Our life is driven not just by the desire to collect...


Questions on Memory
November 01, 2018

Questions on Memory

How has your memory changed as you’ve grown older? Do you think of childhood memories more or less? Is it stories or images you now remember more? Which memories grow stronger?  Which...


Readings on Memory
November 01, 2018

Readings on Memory

“To acknowledge our ancestors means we are aware that we did not make ourselves.”  Alice Walker “Memory is the most elemental thread of which the tapestry of experience we call reality is...


Media Resources - Memory
November 01, 2018

Media Resources – Memory

Podcasts Alzheimer’s and the Spiritual Terrain of Memory – On Being https://onbeing.org/programs/alan-dienstag-alzheimers-and-the-spiritual-terrain-of-memory/ “Alzheimer’s disease has been described as “the great unlearning.” But what does it reveal about the nature of human identity?...


Invitation to Story
November 03, 2017

Invitation to Story

“The universe is made up of atoms and stories, woven together.”   Everybody has a story. And we so often don’t hear those stories, the stories that matter. The stories not just of...


Questions on Story
November 03, 2017

Questions on Story

As always, don’t treat these questions like “homework” or a list that needs to be covered in its entirety.  Instead, simply pick the one question that “hooks” you. The goal of these...


Readings on Story
November 03, 2017

Readings on Story

“There are no true stories; we are making up every one of them.” Pema Chodron “There are only true stories. We are discovering the truth in them.” Christina Baldwin Storytelling is dangerous to...


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