All My Relations

Rev. Wayne Walder: All My Relations

by Reverend Wayne Walder “All My Relations” is an expression of Native peoples. It means our family, both biological and chosen. It means our friends, near and far. It means those who have left this world, people we know, and people we would have liked to have known. It even means those who will come…

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Our Music: Visits With the Hamilton First UU Choir

by Susanne Maziarz, Music Director at Neighbourhood In our weekly staff meetings, Wayne always asks that a piece of pop music be included in the service. Whether it is a prelude or congregational song, I try to fill this request. Having secular music in a religious service is considered sacrilegious in other faith traditions. I…

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All My Relations: Spiritual Exercises

Spiritual Practices About “All My Relations” The next time you are “in line” – at the bank, airport or city offices – stop waiting in line. I don’t mean you should go home, I mean to stay in line and look around. Consider how everyone is similar to you. Take a breath … feel your…

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All My Relations: Inspirational Quotations

“Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.” – Paul Ryan “We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.” – Dorothy Day  

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All My Relations: Web Resources

The Resilient World We’re Building Now with Patrisse Cullors and Robert Ross, 51 min audio on On Being We’ve heard a lot about Black Lives Matter, but you may never have heard one of its founders reflect outside a moment of crisis. http://tinyurl.com/zm3hjug The Cultural Creatives – (R)evolution Based on the work of Dr. Paul…

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