Getting Grounded at UUCF

Nov. 8, 2016. by Joshua Alcocer.  In January 2016, I made a commitment to go to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax every Sunday this year. So far I have done so with missing two services as the exception. The reason I choose to go every Sunday to UUCF is to get grounded in this particular congregation. Being involved in UUCF is a statement I am making for my life this year – to be a part of community – and have been discovering from the active members I meet what taking action can represent. There is so much activity just by sticking around here. Before UUCF, I have grown spiritually in my drug addiction […]

My spiritual practice(s)

In speaking about spiritual practice, I’d like first to announce that my orientation is eclectic. My core spiritual practice, though, is Qigong, generously seasoned with Taoist spiritual principles. Chi is the Chinese term for …

Family dinner rituals

“[Our family dinner ritual] has been an evolution that at times was spontaneous and at others intentional. It started when the boys were in early elementary school on a night when everyone was going every which way and we needed to …