WE Talk About Bruno

September 18, 2022 by Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford There has been a movement this past year to censor what students can learn and read about — Critical Race Theory, LGBTQUIA+, unvarnished history, etc. Not here at Live Oak, and not in Unitarian Universalism.

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Gratitude

This is the final service that Rev. Jami Yandle (our sabbatical minister) will be with us, join us for a service as Rev. Jami says thanks and highlights all the good we are doing here at Live Oak!

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Will to Meaning

Life requires us to make sense of difficult times, large and small. We have all been through a collective trauma with the pandemic. Victor Frankl—Austrian psychiatrist, philosopher, and Holocaust survivor—offers a framework for making meaning constructively in the most difficult of circumstances. Let’s reflect on how our thinking can transform our reality and set us […]

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Pandemic life has been a slow-motion roller coaster. Some days we feel almost normal, while other days bring us to our knees. Drawing upon the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke and her own spiritual practice of music-making, Unitarian Universalist Rev. Erin Walter will reflect on how we may endure ongoing uncertainty while also embracing joy […]

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Are Moderates Obsolete

The corporate world and the church world would seem to be mutually exclusive in their goals and processes, but with some terminology mapping and focusing on the people and relationships involved, it’s obvious that we can find some much needed “synergies” between the two. CT has been attending Live Oak for 17 years since being […]

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Red Light, Green Light

Red light…green light…its about pausing and letting go…then moving forward to do the “work” more intentionally…after we have let go of things post covid and as we are meeting ourselves again in this new reality.

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