Awake My Soul

April 24, 2022 by Rev. Jami Yandle Leonard Jacobson says, “Awakening is about liberating yourself from the prison that is the world of the mind and daring to be here as all that you are.” My life has been about breaking out of the prisons of oppression and daring to be all of who I […]

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Roll Away the Stone

April 17, 2022 by Rev. Jami Yandle If “the unexamined life is not worth living,” how does Eastertime encourage us to examine ourselves – to roll away the stones on our hearts – and examine what lies within? The Rev. Jami Yandle (they/them/theirs) is a non-binary Board Certified Chaplain and will be serving as Sabbatical […]

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The Spiritual Practice of Showing Up

The Spiritual Practice of Showing Up: From trans rights to reproductive justice, voting rights to the environment, this is a crucial time in Texans’ fight for justice and UU values in the world. The Rev. Erin Walter, musician, dance teacher, and new Executive Director of the Texas Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry, joins us to reflect […]

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We are meaning-seeking animals. This means we can sometimes find ourselves looking for our purpose in our lives and communities. It’s simple if we’re just looking to increase what’s ours, raise our status, and beat our competitors into submission. But when we value healing — when we are looking to mend the world with our […]

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On the Road to Find Out

March 27, 2022 by Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford “Well I left my happy home To see what I could find out I left my folk and friends With the aim to clear my mind out.” – Cat Stevens. On Rev. Joanna’s last service before leaving on sabbatical, she shares some thoughts about renewal, sabbath, and […]

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Live Oak 2032

March 20, 2022 by Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford This is Ostara, the Spring Equinox, a time of planting. And we are looking ahead to a new future, hopefully a post-pandemic future. What do we want to plant?

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Community Ministry

February 27, 2022 by Live Oak UU Members What is the ministry we do in the wider community? Join Live Oak members Joel Bercu, Audrey McCann, Chris Milhealsick, and Judy Reynolds, as they discuss taking action with school board issues, reproductive justice and anti-racism, voting, and climate justice.

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