Love What Arises

Fran is a mirthful mime artist who “loves what arises” in the present moment. As a community Artist-in-the-Schools, Fran created a popular pantomime, “Daisy the Mime” who believes that laughter is the best medicine. Currently, Fran promotes better listening and speaking at the SLO Noontime … read more.

My Pledge to You

We often talk about a pledge to the church or the congregation as if it were some separate organization from us. But our pledges are really pledges to one another: all we who gather, along with those who came before us, and those who have … read more.

Money Talks

We have heard that money talks, but what exactly is it saying? If we listen closely–in our own lives; in our culture; in the wider world–what do we hear?

Counting the Costs

We live in a society that is obsessed about the prices of everything, but has a harder time calculating what things actually cost. What is the price of generosity? What is the cost of not being generous?

Becoming Fools

“Do not deceive yourselves”, Paul wrote to the Corinthians. “If you think that you are wise in this age, you should become fools so that you may become wise.”

Pointing at the Moon

Sometimes it is hard not to view religion as a negative influence on individuals and communities, with the histories and present-day realities of religious strife and violence and intolerance. Our Universalist heritage calls us to seek the underlying commonalities in teachings of justice and compassion, … read more.