In these midst of global pandemic, rising authoritarianism, and uprising, lives hang in the balance and the future of democracy is on the line. In response, Unitarian Universalists are answering the call of our faith, building powerful partnerships to mobilize our communities to #VoteLove and … read more.
Topic: deep listening
These days it seems to be more and more challenging to listen with openness to differing opinions and life experiences. Differences can create tension and living with tension isn’t easy. How might we listen deeply and fully enough to hold this tension and move forward … read more.
As people, we naturally gravitate toward those similar to ourselves. It is simple, easier, and it is comfortable. As we celebrate “National Coming Out Day,” and “Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” what inspirations and awakenings can we glean from deeply listening to voices of the marginalized.
Terry Tempest Williams asks, “Can we listen with our whole beings, not just our minds, and offer our attention rather than our opinion?” What does it mean to listen with our whole beings? What parts of ourselves need to be engaged in order to do … read more.