The United States was divided into friend and foe, and many were heartsick. It was 1863, and the Unitarian editor of a popular magazine wrote an editorial begging President Lincoln for a national holiday so that “every one who claims the name of American, wherever … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford
Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford joined Live Oak as our minister in August 2014.
Since the 1960s, the terms “welfare” and “welfare state” have been used disparagingly, often with scorn and stereotypes. Let’s examine its history stemming from life during the Blitz in England.
It’s the Sunday after the election. What comes next?
November’s theme is the continuum between individualism and collectivism. Fiction has given us stories about the dangers of ultra-collectivism. Reality is showing us the danger of ultra-individualism.
Right now, our world needs people of character we can turn to, individuals we can trust to model better ways of living and to share factual information, whose honesty and integrity make them worthy of our trust.
In the novel 1984, George Orwell painted a terrifying picture of a country where the government ruled with such authoritarianism that even to have an individual thought was considered to be a crime. How does skepticism help us with living in a world that often … read more.
This month, we’re discussing the continuum of skepticism to trust. We need both, and both are Unitarian Universalist religious values. What do you trust?