Rev. Joseph Cleveland

“Landscapes of Balance and Beauty”

In his poem “Beannacht” John O’Donohue writes, “On the day when / the weight deadens / on your shoulders / and you stumble, / may the clay dance / to balance you.” []. We explore some of John O’Donohue’s Celtic spirituality and what it might teach us about beauty and the good of a balance.

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Rev. Joseph Cleveland

“The Way of Balance”

We explore the Tao Te Ching, an ancient Chinese text that influenced Confucianism and Buddhism. What makes it a text that so many still turn to for insight and wisdom? We explore the meaning it had for the writer Ursula K. LeGuin, and Rev. Joe reflects on the place the Tao has had in his […]

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Guest Minister

“In Her Own Words: Poet May Sarton”
Rev. Nikki Williams

May Sarton was not a formal member of a UU congregation, but her views were so closely associated with Unitarian Universalism that she was invited to give the Ware Lecture at the 1982 General Assembly in Boston. How did this poet identify with and illuminate the UU message? Guest minister and UUCSS member Nikki Williams […]

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