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.
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.
When we think of church membership, we often think in terms of numbers. Yet membership in Unitarian Universalist congregations is as much about quality as it is about quantity. Our Unitarian Universalist congregations exist because of our free choice as members to gather into covenantal … read more.
As I begin planning for next year’s faith formation programs, I find myself mentally reviewing all the misconceptions I’ve held myself or heard from others…the ones that lead people to hide in the choir loft when they see me coming. So, I thought I’d address … read more.
The Art of Grieving: Saying Goodbye
Being a part of a congregation, like All Souls, helps me learn how to be human – by which I mean how to engage in the acts central to one’s humanity. At All Souls I have learned to love and … read more.
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.
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.
*Trigger warning* this piece discusses difficult emotional material
The author and her son in her NJ sunroom
The first time I really “felt like a mother”, whatever that means, I was about 6 months pregnant with my son—sitting in our New Jersey sun room … read more.