People have always lived in fear, whether of hungry predators or other humans posing a threat to our family-troops and tribes, or the angry gods expressing themselves through natural disasters and plagues, or the horror of oppressive governments, foreign invaders, and warfare
Rev. Dr. Todd Eklof
Just a little bit goes a long way. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. No act of kindness is too small. We hear an awful lot about seeing the big picture, visioning, and long-term planning
This is an opportunity for me to field a few questions regarding topics you’d like me to address or go deeper into. I always enjoy the opportunity to think on my feet!
The Doctrine of Original Sin, which claims we are all born fallen, broken, even evil, to begin with, may not be something all of us profess to believe anymore, but western society has been so influenced by this idea that most of us instinctively presume it’s true.
Life is a journey, and along the way we get wounded, make mistakes, change, and, hopefully, grow. What prevents us from moving along and growing is avoiding pain, wallowing in regret, and refusing to let go.
This is a version of the sermon I delivered to our Partner Church in Felsőrákos, Romania during my visit there last August. Eastern European Unitarianism remains a Christian denomination, minus a belief in the Trinity, of course.
Ordinary individuals today have the power to transform the world in unprecedented ways. Each one of us has the power to accomplish dreams that were unimaginable just a short time ago. But old paradigms about the way things once were, are still holding us back from the mind-bending power that has been placed at our … Continued
Some have asked why I’m taking my brief sabbatical in the dead of winter, rather than waiting for summer.
If love, as Fromm says, includes a “sense of responsibility, care, respect, knowledge” of those we love, and if, it is not possible to love others without also loving ourselves, then it is necessary to take responsibility for our own well-being and unfolding. In this sermon we’ll explore some accessible ways of caring for ourselves. … Continued
Our annual candlelight service utilizing traditional Christmas hymns, readings from a variety of religions, and short homilies to help us celebrate the miracle of every birth and the birth of the Universe itself.