May 22, 2022 by Rev. Jami Yandle Artist Henri Matisse tells us, “Creativity takes courage.” All forms of art can be a deeply spiritual practice which connects us to our core values and encourages us to nurture beauty in our lives. This week we will honor our core value of courage as we explore art […]
May 15, 2022 by Rev. Jami Yandle A. Powell Davies says, “Life is a Chance to Grow a Soul.” As Unitarian Universalists, we know revelation is not sealed, and thus we are on a path of never ending growth and learning. How do we nurture communities of exploration that guide us toward beloved community? Today […]
May 8, 2022 by Live Oak UU Youth The LOUU youth present their service about the lessons that cartoons can show us. Oliver, Marenna, and Penelope explain the gospel of Steven Universe.
May 1, 2022 by Katherine Enyart and Mike Schultz In these troubled times, we need to hold fast to traditions to keep us grounded. Join us as the Labyrinth Team hosts the annual Flower Communion followed by a Maypole dance. Katherine Enyart joined Live Oak in February 2001 and has held many roles at the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?