“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, […]
"Faith Matters" Blog
Welcome to "Faith Matters," the Monday blog written by UUCF's ministers and congregational lay leaders.
As we move from January to February, one can’t help but think of the approaching holiday of the month, Valentine’s Day. There are many things about Valentine’s Day I have loved. I loved the little candy hearts and the Valentine’s cards we gave in elementary school. It seemed simple when I was young: There were […]
Not long ago I heard a radio commercial for “essence water.” The ad made the product seem like it offered the essence of water rather than the essential benefits plain water provides. I remember thinking how ridiculous it sounded to be offered the essence of water, as if it were something I could breathe in […]