Brené Brown teaches that belonging is essential. That we must belong to something, to someone, to somewhere, and that true belonging begins with belonging to ourselves. Knowing what matters to us personally and moving from the inside out may guide us toward a more authentic sense of how we might choose to belong to each […]
We begin the month with our annual All-Souls rituals, remembering those who have died, calling our attention to the past and the people and influences that have shaped and guided us. In this all-ages, “full community” celebration, we’ll call upon word, ritual, image and song to invite us to meaningful, heart-centered memory. All are invited […]
Rabbi David Azen, rabbi of nearby congregation B’nai Harim and CEO of Fresher USA, joins us to explore our theme of attention. Connect with our neighbors and benefit from the wisdom of Jewish teachings and tradition, not to mention Rabbi David’s wonderful insight.
Turning our attention to the mind and the possible, we start by defining our problem — seeing what is. In a guided meditation, we apply our attention to a search for imagined solutions while detaching from old models. Finally, feeling the liberation available in this process, we open ourselves to new possibilities.
Readying for the holiday weekend, and integrating our November Sunday messages of heart, spirit and mind, we’ll speak to and invite an experience of mindfulness, “attention to our internal and external experiences of the present moment,” as Jon Kabat-Zinn puts it.
UUJMCA’s Climate Justice Summit