What Our Ancestors Dreamed

© by the Reverend Alison W. Eskildsen   Centering Thoughts: … no one shall be reviled for his religion by anyone, according to the previous statutes, and it is not permitted that anyone should threaten anyone else by imprisonment or by removal from his post for his teaching… King John Sigismund of Transylvania, ‘The Edict of Torda’ (1568) … Continued

What’s the Connection: Interdependence or Independence?

© by the Reverend Alison W. Eskildsen and Ms. Karen solheim   Centering Thoughts: We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), covenant to affirm and promote [the Seven Principles]. The living tradition which we share draws from [the Six Sources]. Grateful for the religious pluralism which enriches and ennobles our faith, we … Continued

Letting Go and Moving On

© by Lee Cornell and Vivian Preston Sellers Centering Thoughts: The weak can never forgive.  Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.—Mahatma Gandhi Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory.  Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of … Continued