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Especially for Families
April 05, 2019

Especially for Families

Article From Motherly magazine, 5 Ways to Raise a Brilliantly Curious Kid by Amy Miller. Books Julian is a Mermaid by Julia Love is a lesson in letting our kids’ curiositydevelop and not squelching it...


Introduction to Curiosity
March 29, 2019

Introduction to Curiosity

In Zen Buddhism, curiosity is part of the “beginner’s mind”, that openness to experience, to question rather then judge, to approach situations without pre-conceptions. It helps us stay open to the new, the challenging, to...


Spiritual Exercise - Curiosity
March 29, 2019

Spiritual Exercise – Curiosity

Get Curious About Others Jubilee Media produces some of the most provocative and important conversational videos on the internet. Their video series is called Middle Ground. It brings together people from opposite sides of various...


Questions on Curiousity
March 29, 2019

Questions on Curiousity

Choose one question and revisit it over the month – see how your thoughts develop. . What or who has kept you curious about the world? How did they inspire your curiousity? It’s been said...


Media Resources - Curiosity
March 29, 2019

Media Resources – Curiosity

Scientist Richard Feynman explores beauty, doubt and curiosity in this beautiful short video Emily Graslie, vlogger and Chief Curiosity Correspondent for the Field Museum in Chicago speaks to the value of natural history and the...


Introduction to Rootedness
March 01, 2019

Introduction to Rootedness

Unitarian Universalist theology arises from an orientation to place: that is, the UU religious experience arises out of being grounded in a particular place, or rootedness.  It is this rootedness in place that makes UU...


Readings on Rootedness
March 01, 2019

Readings on Rootedness

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.”  James Oppenheim “The body repeats the landscape.  They are the source of each other and create each other.”  Meridel Le Sueur To...


Spiritual Exercise - Rootedness
March 01, 2019

Spiritual Exercise – Rootedness

This month we are exploring what it means to be rooted in a place. We become rooted through time and attention, through building relationships. One way to do this is by spending regular amounts of...


Questions on Rootedness
March 01, 2019

Questions on Rootedness

What does being rooted mean to you? Is there a place where you feel rooted? A way in which you feel rooted? Describe what having roots feels like to you. Have you ever been uprooted?...


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