BLOG: VOICES FROM CEDAR LANE

| Christin Green, Intern Minister

It's hard to describe what I'm feeling right now. Endings and beginnings both have their challenges. When they all come at the same time, I often just sit back in awe of the universe.

| Sandy Dawsey, Cedar Lane Member

For the last 20 years of his life, my father belonged to a Baptist megachurch in rural Florida. This church meant a lot to him, and it supported him greatly when he was living alone and coping with significant health problems. When I visited, we went to services together, and I enjoyed the music, the beautiful building, and the sermons. I also noticed that the charismatic minister discussed finances with the congregation every week, asking them to give more, and ever more, to support the church.

| Rev. Abhi Janamanchi

One cannot help but be in awe when (we) contemplate the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.
– Albert Einstein

| Rev. Katie Romano Griffin

Join Rev. Katie for April's meditation on this month's Soul Matters theme of Wholeness.  Find a quiet space when you can this week give the "I am here now" meditation a try!  You'll see what we mean once you check out the meditation link below. This exercise will help you feel more present in your day and promote this sense of wholeness we are exploring this month.

| Shira Ehrlich, Cedar Lane Racial Justice Team Member

Social justice work is a spiritual practice for me. As a UU, I experience joy and inspiration in living the seven principles by working to build a better world. So when I received an invitation last year to join the Racial Justice Team, I was glad to accept.

| Rev. Katie Romano Griffin

We get lost. The question is not whether we will get lost in life, but rather how we will move through it in faith. Will we dwell on everything that we have lost? Or will we focus instead on everything that we have yet to find? – Rev. Erik Martínez Resly