Posts with the tag “fear”
"When Fear Cramps Your Heart" - Sunday December 23, 2018
by FPUU Admin on December 23rd, 2018
The angels don’t call us to a life without fear – that is not humanly possible – and some fears are appropriate ... Rather, the angels remind us not to be bound by our fears .... They remind us when we feel fear to take a breath and consider its cause and its effect. Is it a fear coming from wisdom and intuition or a fear coming from a sense of loss or losing control? Is the effect of the fear ...
Staying Safe/Staying Open
by FPUU Admin on April 23rd, 2018
Type your new text here. "One of my favorite Charles Addams cartoons shows a college quad with a banner hung between pillars – “Welcome Class of ‘54”. Gathered below is the reuning class of ’54 – scruffy, in patched clothes, not a pin-striped suit or polished loafer among them. In the caption, one alumnus says to another: 'I thought it was me, but maybe the school’s no damn good.'I am thinking abo...
Finding Peace at Rick's Cafe - December 3, 2017
by FPUU Admin on December 3rd, 2017
Seventy five years ago last Sunday, the movie Casablanca opened. November 26, 1942.... In a week when we’ve had North Korean missile tests bring the threat of war closer to our shores than it’s been since those days of World War II, the President retweeting videos purporting to show Muslim violence, the passing of the Republican tax bill with its topsy turvy values, and the firing for sexual hara...
Flowers in the Crypt - October 29, 2017
by FPUU Admin on October 29th, 2017
"Halloween invites us to embody and engage our fear of death and that’s why we celebrate it here in church every year on the Sunday before All Souls Day: The Universalist All Souls Day assures us that those we love who have died are still part of the love which holds us all, whatever each of us may believe about what happens after death. The pagan Halloween reminds us that though we too must cro...
Talk about Fear! - October 30, 2016
by FPUU Admin on October 30th, 2016
Rod Serling's stories gave the women and men of the late 20th century a way to see their fears and talk about them. Were you worried about the pressure to conform, the prospect of vigilante violence, the power of greed, society’s emphasis on beauty, or the down-side of self-reliance? There’s an episode for that. The stories give words to nameless fears and bring people together in naming and di...
When Lawyers Hear Stories - a sermon by the Rev. Ms. Anne Robertson, March 31, 2019Weekly What's Happening - April 3, 2019In Debt to Life - April 7, 2019Weekly What's Happening - April 10, 2019Weekly What's Happening - April 17, 2019We Are the Parade - Easter Sunday April 21, 2019Weekly What's Happening April 24 - May 4