Rev. Linda Lawrence

A Chosen Faith – Awakening and Experience

The bylaws of the Unitarian Universalist Association lists the sources that we draw upon for inspiration.  The first is “direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures, which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces that create and uphold life.”  For those reading the … Continued

An Introduction to A Chosen Faith

“The Living Tradition we share draws from many sources.”  This Sunday begins our exploration of Unitarian Universalism’s six sources of inspiration.  Using the book A Chosen Faith by John Buehrens and Forrest Church, we will start with an overview and introduction to the six sources.  Those who wish to can read the Foreword, Preface, and Introduction … Continued

Blessing Our Bodies

We are exposed to (and often internalize) a lot of judging and shaming messages about our bodies.  These messages come from families, peers, advertising and social media.  Because of the messages we’ve received, most of us have complicated relationships with our bodies – relationships that change with age and circumstances.  Today we will explore some … Continued