Day 5: Earth

Earth  By Derek Walcott (1930-2017) Let the day grow on you upward through your feet, the vegetal knuckles, to your knees of stone, until by evening you are a black tree; feel, with evening,...

A ray of sunlight

Day 4: Hope

I like Václav Havel’s definition of HOPE: “…not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” He was a dissident in...

Day 3: Deep Gladness

Perhaps this spring moment is encouraging us to strengthen our roots, and  nurture the sprouts of our emerging tender growth. Frederick Buechner’s thought shines like the sun:”Where our deep gladness and the world’s deep...

a young plant shown above and below the soil

Day 2: Digging down to the roots

These warming days between Easter and Earth Day invite us to listen closely to emerging life within. As Rev. Chip Rousch wrote, “Every feeling is a different expression of the Mystery of Life; each is...

Day 1: This Sacred Moment

This is part of a special spring series designed to invite us into Lectio Divina, meditation or inspiration. Between our UUCE celebrations of Easter and Earth Day, I offer you these words each day. – Rev....