Welcome to “Faith Matters,” the Monday blog written by UUCF’s ministers and congregational lay leaders.
Taking Care of the Caregiver
Caregivers take heart. You are not alone. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 43 million U.S. adults provide unpaid care for someone with a serious health condition each year. These unsung heroes provide countless hours of support to those they love while risking their own health as the strain of caregiving takes […]
Ritual That Reflects Our Shared Humanity
Worship is a big word. Sometimes it is even an intimidating word. Often worship is associated with a deity, with God. For some Unitarian Universalists, our Sunday morning time together is indeed focused on God, on the central power and mystery that gives us life and gives our life meaning. For others, however, religious faith […]
Healing for the Soul Through the Senses
In the midst of winter weariness, grief or sorrow can often take hold. These circumstances call us to care for ourselves. Self-care doesn’t simply mean doing nice things for ourselves, but also getting back in touch with our bodies. It can begin with a deep breath and an exploration of our senses. There are more […]