Foothills Unitarian Church
Meditation on Waiting | Rev. Gretchen Haley | February 7, 2021

Meditation on Waiting | Rev. Gretchen Haley | February 7, 2021

February 8, 2021

Inspired by Imbolc, which marks the halfway point between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox, Rev. Gretchen offers a guided meditation to help us tune into the experience of waiting.

Meditation & Writing Exercise: Our Few Worthy Things | Rev. Gretchen Haley | January 24, 2021

Meditation & Writing Exercise: Our Few Worthy Things | Rev. Gretchen Haley | January 24, 2021

January 25, 2021
Rev. Gretchen guides us in a meditation and writing exercise to notice the things that receive our attention, discern our values, and explore the intersection of the two.
Homily: Lower the Bar | Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink | January 24, 2021

Homily: Lower the Bar | Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink | January 24, 2021

January 25, 2021
Rev. Elaine shares how lowering the bar has helped her cope during the pandemic and explores how lowering expectations in general helps one value things other than societal expectations of productivity. Rev. Elaine suggests that, at the very least, our expectations of ourselves merit some scrutiny, particularly when we’re under stress. She teaches that, “Our real value lies not in what we do, but in who we are.
 
Centering and Prayer | Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink | January 10, 2021

Centering and Prayer | Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink | January 10, 2021

January 11, 2021
Rev. Elaine offers a meditation and prayer to remind us that our deepest allegiance is to Love, to each other, and to the earth.
 
Homily: Why You Should Lose the Suffering Olympics | Rev. Sean Neil-Barron | January 3, 2021

Homily: Why You Should Lose the Suffering Olympics | Rev. Sean Neil-Barron | January 3, 2021

January 4, 2021
Rev. Sean untangles the question: “Am I worthy of suffering?” He discusses the ways in which we bury our own struggles because we tell ourselves others have it worse. Drawing from the work of Brené Brown, Rev. Sean explores how to overcome comparative suffering and view compassion as a renewable resource.
Meditation | Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink | January 3, 2021

Meditation | Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink | January 3, 2021

January 4, 2021
Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink offers a metta meditation to cultivate compassion and loving-kindness in the wake of a difficult year.
Prayer & Meditation: Re-Casting Life | Rev. Sean Neil-Barron | December 13, 2020

Prayer & Meditation: Re-Casting Life | Rev. Sean Neil-Barron | December 13, 2020

December 14, 2020
Rev. Sean Neil-Barron offers a prayer and meditation to empower us to re-tell old narratives in truer ways.
Guided Meditation & Prayer | Rev. Sean Neil-Barron | December 6, 2020

Guided Meditation & Prayer | Rev. Sean Neil-Barron | December 6, 2020

December 7, 2020

Rev. Sean offers a guided meditation to help us practice moving our bodies through the cycle of emotions and stress.

Meditation & Prayer | Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink | November 29, 2020

Meditation & Prayer | Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink | November 29, 2020

November 30, 2020
Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink offers a meditation and prayer, encouraging you to look inward and offer yourself and others compassion.
Meditation for Self-Compassion | Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink | November 22, 2020

Meditation for Self-Compassion | Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink | November 22, 2020

November 23, 2020

Rev. Elaine Aron-Tenbrink offers a guided meditation to cultivate self-compassion. This meditation is adapted from the work of Dr. Kristin Neff, who is a scholar on the topic of self-compassion.

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