Where Do the Mermaids Stand? Living into Gender Creativity

Among religious faith traditions, Unitarian Universalism is at the very forefront of advocacy for, and inclusion of, transgender and gender nonconforming persons of all ages, yet rigid notions of gender are so entrenched in our self-understandings, that it can be challenging to see through a new lens. This morning, Craig Rubano will examine child psychologist Diane Ehrensaft’s conceptualization of “gender creativity” as a way to live into – and ally with others living into – greater personal gender authenticity.

Forgiveness

I have never thought much of forgiveness, but a chance encounter, early this year, with a Buddhist Abbot and monks led me to think about it. In this complex issue, I focus quickly on minor misdeeds by me or on me. And further on four questions: So Why should I forgive? Who do I forgive? How do I act to forgive? and How do I, as a UU, act to forgive? Don’t expect definitive answers, but maybe you’ll run into a chance encounter of your own.

The Original Communion

Lammas, which was Hlaef-Masse, is all about the community and the harvest. Join with Evergreen
CUUPS as we explore how ancient spiritual celebrations demonstrate deep awareness of the turning of the wheel of the year – how the harvest just begun means survival into the next Spring.

Embodied – Our Political Bodies

How we view and treat our bodies, and how others view and treat them, determines so much about the quality of our lives. And what we believe about bodies reflects many of our deepest values. Through the lenses of politics, spirituality, and relationships, let’s take our time thinking and praying about bodies, their power, and their many blessings.

Embodied – Our Spiritual Bodies

How we view and treat our bodies, and how others view and treat them, determines so much about the quality of our lives. And what we believe about bodies reflects many of our deepest values. Through the lenses of politics, spirituality, and relationships, let’s take our time thinking and praying about bodies, their power, and their many blessings.

Embodied – Our Relational Bodies

How we view and treat our bodies, and how others view and treat them, determines so much about the quality of our lives. And what we believe about bodies reflects many of our deepest values. Through the lenses of politics, spirituality, and relationships, let’s take our time thinking and praying about bodies, their power, and their many blessings.