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Tips From An Imperfect Homeschooler

 

Some of you may know that I homeschool my three kids while also working outside the home. This is something we’ve always done, long before I came to All Souls. I graduated my oldest last year, and he’s currently a freshman at IU. It’s been … read more.

Let’s Make a Sabbath of this Pandemic

Photo by Aaron Burden

Lynn Unger’s poem Pandemic invites us to meet the current coronavirus pandemic with a spiritual response, grounded in Sabbath practices:

What if you thought of it
as the Jews consider the Sabbath—
the most sacred of times?
Cease from travel.
Cease from buying and … read more.

Embrace Love in Action 2020. Pledge Drive

Dear All Souls Family,

Welcome to EMBRACE LOVE IN ACTION, our pledge drive that supports All Souls Indianapolis’s operations from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

Love in Action is at the core of who we are at All Souls. We demonstrate Love in Action towards ourselves, … read more.

Why CONs Need Adults…and Adults Need CONs!

If you’ve ever been in a worship service while I’ve had the mic, you’ve probably heard me mention youth CONs. In fact, when it comes to our UU youth conferences, I trend toward a fairly unorthodox behavior (at least for UUs)– evangelism!

All too often, we’re … read more.

Stretching to Meet Our Children Where They Are

Photo by Porapak Apichodilok

The one thing that inspires me to work with children and
youth more than any other is the sheer boundlessness of their talent and
insight. Whether I’m watching elementary-aged students design and implement a
new UU holiday or realizing how deeply I’ve come to trust … read more.

Reflecting on Our LGBTQ+ Inclusive Prom

“Two years ago while I was attending Youth Midwest Leadership School, they asked us to split up by our respective districts and talk about how we can accomplish more in our communities. After a bit of talking, I brought up how I wished I could … read more.