Sermons by Elizabeth Olson
Like Tiny Seeds
Like tiny seeds with potent power to push through tough ground and become mighty trees, we hold innate reserves of unimaginable strength. We are resilient.
This I Believe
Our Unitarian Universalist fourth principle calls for a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. While our UU heritage recognizes sources of “truth”, in the end, it is the responsibility of each of us to craft a worldview for ourselves that makes sense to us as an individual…that gives our actions some direction for making meaning in our life. This Sunday, three of our members will be sharing their personal spiritual beliefs and the journeys that lead them there.
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.
An Inescapable Network of Mutuality
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.
Sauntering Along the Journey of Life
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.
“You Hear That, Nana?”
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.
The Power of Chaos and Non-Compliance in a COVID World
It’s all well to serve the “greater good” but what about me?
Anticipation: Our Transition from Bleak to Bountiful
As we approach the turning of the calendar, we are filled with the same anticipation of what’s to come.
An Intimate Community
How can truth be found through diversity, discourse, and debate?