Sermons by Elizabeth Olson
Remembrance has to do with our sense of self, our identity as we accumulate and unconsciously revise our autobiographical memories, which are explicit memories. This revision happens in small ways every time we remember something, as the present interacts with the past.
Like family, we may not have chosen to join the network of all life on earth, but we are inextricably bound to it. Whoever believes they will win any one of the many battles being fought with perceived enemies is misguided. Protecting the welfare of all life on earth by living our values and making consequent choices is our chosen path.
You may have been given a map, but you will, nonetheless, choose your own path. And no path chosen comes with a guarantee. Failure is only a truth you discover after you make your choice.
Introduction A recent family reunion provided a welcome opportunity to reflect deeply on the seasons of life and what makes the Circle of Life so precious at every turn.
It’s all well to serve the “greater good” but what about me?
As we approach the turning of the calendar, we are filled with the same anticipation of what’s to come.
How can truth be found through diversity, discourse, and debate?