Linda and her husband Dale have been members of Buckman Bridge church for seven years. Linda has to admit that she originally joined to make friends. But in the past year or two, she has begun to explore the church’s deeper meaning in her life. This sermon is part of that exploration.
Linda is now in her fifth year of substitute teaching for Clay County schools. It has been scary, exhilarating, and humiliating, sometimes all at the same time. And most of all, it has been a driver of spiritual growth. … read more.
About our Service: Humans are storytellers. During the course of our lives, we are constantly refining a narrative about who we are and whom others perceive us to be. The problem is that, for many of us, that narrative is not very accurate. Linda will … read more.
About our Service: Our third principle asks us to encourage each other to grow spiritually. But what is spiritual growth? To Linda, spiritual growth is mostly about becoming as open and vulnerable as we can. That means we become … read more.
About our Service: Our seventh principle applies our first principle – respect for the worth and dignity of each individual – to all life. It extends our faith’s compassion to the entire web of existence. Linda will discuss why this principle is so fundamental to … read more.
Our 6th principle envisions a kind of Eden: A world community of peace, liberty, & justice. Right now, in 2018, that paradise appears farther away than ever. But that doesn’t mean that we Unitarian Universalists should stop working toward that goal.