Author: Walter Mattingly

Minister’s Musings — March 2019

Soul Matters Reflection: What Does It Mean To Be A People of Journey?

from the Soul Matters Sharing Circle

 

We UUs love to tell our journey stories. And hear each other’s journey stories. Whereas other religions have newcomers stand up and confess their fallen ways or declare … read more.

Minister’s Musings — February 2019

Listen to the question being asked, not the one you hear.

 

Do you know that story about the parent of a Kindergartener – maybe it’s first grade — who asks, with great seriousness ‘Mom, where do I come from?” The parent fills immediately with trepidation, having … read more.

Minister’s Musings – January 2019

“A chapel is where you can hear something beating below your heart.” (Pico Iyer)

 

If you are reading this soon after it arrived in your inbox, then it’s very likely that I am in the middle of a ten-day silent meditation retreat.  

 

Ten days. Silence.

 

I have … read more.

Minister’s Musings – December 2018

A season of holidays, natural and created, is in our midst.  

 

Not so long ago, the Gathering Room was festooned with lights in the School’s celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights.  It was a delight for me to spend a mid-November afternoon in … read more.