Sermons by Rowan Fixemer
“If I didn’t laugh, I’d cry.” So the saying goes. It’s true, that when we’re surrounded by the dark, humor is one of those precious things that helps us get through. Whether it’s gallows humor or silliness with no point other than to be silly, laughter really is “the best medicine.”
The melt and rain are arriving, warmer breezes blow, birdsong returns. Spring is, as they say, blossoming. During dark times, winter’s retreat helps ground us in what is around us in our physical spaces. Grounding in the now can help ease the fear and anxiety that surrounds us. Come, breathe, and join us at our Spring Equinox service, followed by a reflective walk through our beloved labyrinth.
Many of us fall into the comfortable routine of seeing MLK Day as a celebration of America’s eradication of racism. But is it?
Animals are part of the interdependent web of all existence of which we humans are also a part. Humans and animals have lived on our planet together for millennia, and they preceded us by hundreds of millions of years. We are grateful for their companionship, as well as the many other rolls they play in our lives. On this day we will bless our pets and the animals we love.
In this service, we’ll explore the various harvest / autumnal holidays that fall at the end of October.
Introduction A lot is made of what it means to be at midlife, and about the so-called “midlife crisis.” What if we looked at such “crises” as opportunities? Let’s explore what meaning can be found in this life stage. Sermon In five days, I’ll be 45 years old. According to my friend Google, that is the beginning of midlife. The average lifespan of people in the U.S. is approximately 78.5 years. The math bugged me until recently (recently being two…
Many of us know what the letters in “LGBTQ+” stand for, but what do we know about the experiences behind those letters?