On Monday, March 8, 1965, the day after Bloody Sunday, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King sent a telegram appeal to all faiths, urging clergy and all people of faith to come to Selma, Alabama to support their efforts of establishing equal voting rights. Rev. James … read more.
Topic: Justice, Equity, and Compassion
These are frightening times. What we are seeing and hearing – who could have foreseen it? There were warnings, but they went mostly unheard. So I have two messages that may seem contradictory. First: please do not be naïve. Second: please do not despair. Naïveté … read more.
Asian American responses to anti-Asian hate range from silence to flight, self-defense, and organizing. Dr. Deborah Wong reflects on the recent surge of anti-Asian violence in the US by sharing what my friends and family have said to me when we are in spaces … read more.
Riverside’s historic Chinatown site at Brockton and Tequesquite has been a subject of public negotiation since the 1980’s. The site has been designated as a significant landmark at the city, county, state, and federal levels, yet there is a constant threat to the archaeological resources … read more.
Today, we will focus on Compassion — how it is learned, how it is taught, and how we are moved to acts of compassion. Since February is Black History month, our speaker, Lauren Young, has chosen to share some of the lessons she learned about … read more.
Unitarian Universalism is currently taking a profoundly important step in committing to work as an entire body, a Beloved Community, against white supremacy. In order to make this commitment as effective as possible, it is important to reflect on the internal struggle that we who … read more.
Life, even in 2022, can often be difficult. The spiritual journey is one built on the pain of confronting difficult challenges. In short, discipline is the practice of confronting spiritual challenges. But what exactly is self-discipline, and how can we actually apply it? M. Scott … read more.
Project CHELA (Children Helping Each Other Learn & Achieve) Sow & Grow Education is an innovative 501 C-3 non-profit organization that has served at-risk communities in southern California for 18 years. 50% of CHELA children have special needs. Based in Chino, Project CHELA Sow & … read more.
Our principles are what guide us as UU’s. I have found many of the tenets of the Course in Miracles support the Principles in such a way that it has made my spiritual life easier to live. It has as well been a … read more.
In what ways does the culture of positivity, or toxic positivity, contribute to our emotional regulation? Is anger a big, bad feeling or is there more to the emotional spectrum than catchy posters would have us believe?
Hannah Swartzel Rausch is a Riverside native and current … read more.