Month: August 2020

Racial Justice Moment: John Lewis

Hello First U Family-

If you were able to attend this past Sunday’s service you’ll perhaps remember me mentioning the sharing of podcasts, etc… that contain messages to inform our understanding and engagement in the fight for racial justice.  This is the first of these messages.

I thought it … read more.

Love Note: The Sea/The Water

Dearest First U Family-

In order to round out our celebration of water, Elizabeth Smither offers a poem about this most sacred and useful of resources. 

In pondering water’s ever-changing nature and fluidity, the perpetual evolution of our own human condition came to mind.  For this, especially as … read more.

Love Note: The Silence of the Stars

Hello Dear Ones –

David Wagoner offers a lovely poem here about quieting our minds and our environments to hear the singing of the stars.  As I read through the poem I saw example after example of noise in my life…television – yes; street traffic – … read more.