Category: Personal & Spiritual Development

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions

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Grieving sucks. I’m just sayin’. It’s hard. We don’t get over a deep loss. We go through it, each in… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind

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What does it mean to be a people of wholeness in the midst of all this grief, and spring also… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Watch Sunday Services Online and Share with Your Friends!

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We know you all want to be in church on Sundays, to connect with and support your community, to feel… Read More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions: People of Trust

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When I was a child, I loved watching the movie Sound of Music. My parents bought the album and we… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind: Fractals and Possibilities

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Fractals are self-similar patterns repeating at different scales. They pattern our lungs, tree branches and leaves, snowflakes and river routes…. Read More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions: Possibilities

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Simply by calling something new, we invite possibilities. The New Year, whenever we observe it, marks a beginning, a fresh… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

The Dark Can Be Luminous, and It Can Be Lonely

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When the earth turns away from the sun and the land grows colder and darker, people huddle around fires and… Read More >

Blue Candles

The Winter Holidays and “Awe-robics”

Personal & Spiritual Development

The winter holidays are a mixed bag: stressful, sad, lonely, yet also magical with moments of love and forgiveness that… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Being in the Here and Now

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Being in the Here and Now is one of meditation’s techniques for calming the mind, centering it in the present… Read More >

Circle of Hands

Coming this Fall – Theme Circles!

Personal & Spiritual Development

Many of you participated in Chalice Circles over the last 20-plus years. However, with participation in decline, we have decided… Read More >

Plant and Rain

Finally, Summer!

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Finally, summer! Summer is such an easy time to bask in the beauty of the natural world, a season when… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Blessings

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In Unitarian Universalism, we understand each person is born an original blessing. At the First Unitarian Church of Oakland, when… Read More >

Stewardship Moment: Time, Talent, and Treasure

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By Tony Panciera, Stewardship Council Chair December always brings familiar memories – snow, holidays, family, food, and gifts to name… Read More >

Sara’s Good Tidings: the Season of Hope

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By the Rev. Sara Goodman In this season of hope and expectation, we wait for the light to return, for… Read More >

Membership Musings: Act in Hopeful Ways

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By Lynne Jacoby, Membership Development Coordinator “’Hope’ is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And… Read More >

Two holiday mittens

Holiday Giving Tree & Winter Clothing Drive Begin Nov. 26

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Holiday Giving Tree: This holiday season the Children’s Religious Education program leaders will once again be teaming up with a… Read More >