Boldness

Rev. Wayne Walder: Boldness

by Reverend Wayne Walder I don’t think that boldness is a common Unitarian Universalist characteristic. We see ourselves as quiet and thoughtful, reflective and measured, reasonable and respectful. Boldness doesn’t fit with many of these attributes. We worry that boldness will be full of ego, wanting to be first and needing to be seen, so…

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Our Music: Love And Beauty In The Face Of Hate

by Susanne Maziarz, Music Director at Neighbourhood Over five years ago, I heard about Threshold Choirs at the Unitarian Universalist Musicians Network (UUMN) conference. A seed had been planted and now the Comfort Choir is in our fifth year singing at the Michael Garron (formerly Toronto East General) Hospital. Thinking of how music can both…

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Families Growing Together: What We Offer To The World Matters

by Margaret Evans, Director of Lifespan Learning Church is no longer common. It is not what people do anymore. More often, people are confused by those who are still committed to their religious beliefs. What would it take for us to be bold this year? I’m asking myself this question as part of our Lifespan…

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Boldness: Inspirational Quotations

“I am Shawnee! I am a warrior! My forefathers were warriors. From them I took only my birth into this world. From my tribe I take nothing. I am the maker of my own destiny! And of that I might make the destiny of my red people, of our nation, as great as I conceive…

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Boldness: Internet and Movie Resources

INTERNET: A tale of mental illness – from the inside by Elyn Saks, 15 min, on Ted Talks Elyn Saks, a a mental health law scholar, asks bold questions about how society treats people with mental illness. http://www.ted.com/speakers/elyn_saks MOVIES: Ghandi (1982) with Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen Winner of 8 Oscars. Again and Again,…

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