Sermons on Philosophy

Theological Reflection

Our Unitarian Universalist 4th Principle calls for a “free and responsible search for truth and meaning”, but actually sitting down and contemplating our beliefs is not something many of us do on a regular basis. This morning we’ll be discussing the importance of theology (the study of religious truth, not just “God”) on our lives and on the future of humanity.
Typewriter with paper that says, "Stories matter" type on it

The Purpose of Life

Stories are part of everyone’s life, whether we want them to be or not. I believe they’re more than just for entertainment, though. I believe they’re the most important thing in the universe.

Midlife: Crisis or Opportunity?

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…

One Life at a Time

Many people believe in the idea of reincarnation. What wisdom can that philosophy teach us while we slow down and remember to only live one life at a time?