Reflect on how relationships are essential to your life. How can you intentionally hold space for others and build relationships that allow each person to be themselves without attempts to fix or change one another? Featuring Rev. Gretchen, Rev. Elaine, and Rev. Sean.
Interfaith leader Rev. Joseph Moore helps us explore the combination of rage, grief, and goodness in the context of local faith community.
Welcome to Episode Two of Deeper, a podcast from Foothills Unitarian Church! In this episode, Rev. Sean talks with special guest Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen about how rage, grief, goodness are showing up in folks' lives today. Rev. Elaine also guides us in a meditation to reflect on grief and its connection to love.
Welcome to Episode One of Deeper, a podcast from Foothills Unitarian Church! In this episode, Rev. Elaine talks with special guest Rev. Karen Hutt about rage, grief, goodness, and being human in the world today, and Rev. Sean guides us in a meditation for connecting with our anger.
Rev. Elaine reads "Everyday Theology" by Rev. Sara Smalley.
Rev. Mariela teaches about duende as authentic self-expression that has an impact on the lives of others and helps connect us with our soul - the most whole part of ourselves. She draws on her experience growing up in Cuba and the work of Spanish writer Federico García Lorca to explore repression, vulnerability, and how duende can free us to be our most whole, authentic selves.
Poet Megan Benedict -who wrote nine spontaneous poems during Sunday's service! - shares her lessons for keeping a spirit of play when writing, especially lessons for when she gets stuck.
Enjoy this guided meditation featuring readings from Richard Powers and Mary Oliver. Set to "Loosen Loosen" performed by Rev. Christopher. (Permission to use song granted by the original artist.)
The ancient Persian story of the Simburgh, a benevolent, mythical flying creature. Adapted and narrated by Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink. Originally told in the 12th century by Farid Ud-Din Attar and retold by Jorge Luis Borges (BORE-hayse) in “The Book of Imaginary Things.”
Music: "Flight of a Young Bird" by Jared C. Balogh As distributed on the Free Music Archive Creative Commons License for non-commercial use Full License available here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/legalcode
Rev. Sean reads "There Is No Easier Way" by Elizabeth Nguyen.
Rev. Sean Neil-Barron offers a poetic dive into the meaning of tough love.