Sermon Archives: January2016

Sarah Richards
January 17, 2016

One More Step

A couple of little stories about staying awake through the revolution: I was chatting with a member this week about exercise, and she spoke about the feeling of loss that comes with an aging body. I responded that one could replace physical exercise with mental activities-learn language, piano. She spoke again about feeling a loss…

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Sarah Richards
January 10, 2016

Cultural Resistance

I love that the blog created by UU minister Tom Schade is called “The Lively Tradition”—I hope it’s not too much of an inside reference. You may have noticed that our gray hymnal is titled “Singing the Living Tradition” which is itself taken from the statement you will find just below the seven principles in our…

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Sarah Richards
January 3, 2016

Saying No

Happy New Year! We have come, once again, to the season of taking stock, of wishing well, and for some, making resolutions. This seems to be a hotly contested issue on social media, people vehemently opposed to resolutions as harmful or meaningless—one Facebook card I saw said, “I can’t believe it’s been a year since…

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