What would you be willing to suffer or to give up, in order to live in paradise? Some people are willing to have others suffer so that they can live in paradise. Others give up wealth and power to help others. Each of us may have to make that choice in our lives.
Mary Ruth Velicki discusses the flip side of post traumatic trauma with lessons learned from her own personal experience with pain and trauma and how we can grow from the experience.
Rev. Sian addresses the issues around the continuing conflict between Israel and Palestine from a historic perspective and the admonition of casting the first stone being left to those without any sins. This was a sermon requested by the winner from the Fall OCUUC Auction.
Guest speaker Ben Hubbard, Professor of Religious Studies, Cal State Fullerton, discusses the increasing extremes of the political spectrum and the shrinking middle ground where real progress has been made in the past.
Arranged by Beth Syverson and performed by the Orange Coast UU Choir
As we celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rev. Sian explores what he meant by “Beloved Community” and what we can do today to build it up.
Billions of years ago, our universe was formed. What was that all about? How did it happen? And why should we care today? Hear what the beginning of time can tell us about ourselves.
Where do you get your inspiration from? Is it something that comes from inside of you or outside of you? Rev. Sian explores the theology of inspiration and perhaps will inspire you!
Thousands of years ago, a people created a god from a human. Rev. Sian discusses how that happened and in what ways we create gods in our lives.