It is hard to imagine that in a few months’ time the earth will awaken from its wintry slumber. Though we have not experienced much of the season’s bite in the forms of snow and ice, we have felt shivers brought on by the cold air and bristling wind as it has swept across our […]
"Faith Matters" Blog
Welcome to "Faith Matters," the Monday blog written by UUCF's ministers and congregational lay leaders.
In 1938, the Harvard Study of Adult Development (the Grant Study) embarked on a longitudinal study of 724 males to find out what factors are most important in long-term health. Eighty-two years later the study is still going on; some of the original study subjects are still living. What researchers found above all is that […]
“I am always tripping over the ones who are gone, banging my shin on an absence, catching my toe on a place where someone used to be.” – Anne Benvenuti, 2011 I love that Anne Benvenuti added the year to this poem, as if marking time on the continuum of grief. She seems to say, […]