February 7 9:30 AM Yoga Practice with Sue Heck 10:30 AM Meditation Practice with Dani Jakubowsk iIn his book "Teachings on Love" Thich Nhat Hanh offers a quote from his wisdom tradition: "May I look at myself with the eyes of understanding and love" and suggests this as a foundation for our mindfulness practice. Other wisdom traditions offer similar practices, as Jesus taught:" Love others as your Love yourself". Our meditation practice will be a guided practice on self compassion focused on bringing an intension of understanding and kindness to our deepest self.
February 14 10:30 AM "Be Love" With Sue Heck and Pam Peterson Our UU principles are rooted in love. When we affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of each person and respect the interdependent web of life, as stated in our first and seventh principles, we open to love.
February 21 10:30 AM "The Laughing Buddha: On the Importance of Play Amidst Challenge" With Briana Melom Justice movements have long used singing, dancing and play to unite communities and generate energy. We'll talk about the importance of play as a source of sustenance and levity for life's journey. Briana Melom is a writer, speaker and worship officiant based in Minneapolis. She has a master's degree in Theology and The Arts from United Theological Seminary. Briana was previously on staff at Unity Church - Unitarian in St. Paul.
February 28 10:30 AM "Social Justice/The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King" With Lucinda Hudson and Ozzie Mayers This service will draw on the wisdom and commitment to social justice within the larger Unitarian Universalist community, including selections from a Unitarian Universalist sermon that links Martin Luther King's legacy to issues of our own time. (Note: this service was planned for January, but there was a very poor turnout due to severe weather. So we are rescheduling it for February, Black History Month.)
March 6 9:30 AM Yoga Practice with Sue Heck 10:30 AM Meditation Practice