Pandemic – poem by Lynn Ungar

What if you thought of it
as the Jews consider the Sabbath—
the most sacred of times?
Cease from travel.
Cease from buying and selling.
Give up, just for now, 
on trying to make the world
different than it is. 
Sing. Pray. Touch only those
to whom you commit your life.
Center down.
 
And when your … read more.

Lakeshore Coronavirus Precautions

Dear Members and Friends of Lakeshore UU Congregation,

Our Lakeshore UU community is vital to our lives. So in the context of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic and current Public Health authority directives, the Board has decided to establish the following prevention guidelines, in case … read more.

Searching for Justice and Fairness

On the first service of 2020, a Commentary by Susan Czarnocki

Land-claims once again became ‘top-of-the-news’ for a day on December 20th,  when the CBC carried a story on an investigation by a British Newspaper concerning notes related to the RCMP protection of the … read more.

Merry, Happy Whatever

2019 Christmas Eve Candlelight Service – Meditation by Timothy Byrnes

Merry, Happy …. Whatever
Unpacking the meaning of the holidays can be quite the endeavour

A time of great joy and giving
But also a time of sadness
Bringing realization to what feels missing

For Christians, it is a sacred … read more.

How to apply the First Principle?

What do you suggest should be modalities for applying a universal prescription to the real world?

‘Promoting the worth and dignity of every person’ offers a fairly clear idea of what we should not be doing: discriminating against or excluding others, … read more.

The First Principle

Some Relevant History:

The cry of ‘Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité of the French Revolution in 1789, and the Declaration of Independence sent to the King of England from 13 trivial new world colonies in 1776, arose in a world where for roughly 1200 years, clan ties … read more.