Peru: Observations and Reflections
English writer and philosopher Aldous Huxley once observed that “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” The Sayer family recently returned from a trip to Peru that confirmed Huxley’s observation. TPUUF member John Sayer will share some of his and his family’s encounters with Peruvian history, culture and religion and how their experiences challenge our understanding of this fascinating country and provide lessons for living in a diverse, changing world.
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Some highlights from our Children's Faith Development program this morning.
“She is Brown, She is Beautiful, She is Invisible” White UU lesbian, mother, activist reflects on why dismantling white supremacy is important to herself, her black daughter, and her world. Read more: ow.ly/ASgo30kJA97 @UUA @FirstUUChurch #UPLIFTblackness #Pride2018
“The trauma for these children is significant,” said Brown, of Bethany Christian Services in Maryland. “You don’t always see the trauma. You don’t always see it in their faces. But you can see it in their physical reactions.” ow.ly/nhsn30kIwXe
A victim of the Capital Gazette shooting was a Unitarian Universalist. We send our condolences to the loved ones of Wendi Winters and to loved ones of all others killed during the shooting. Read @sfrederickgray's message about the shooting here: bit.ly/2N90z8k
Thousands of people continue to show their outrage & support in keeping all families together. This not a political issue, it’s a moral one. Make plans to join an event near you tomorrow - Saturday - to show your support to #KeepFamiliesTogether. ow.ly/HLQE30kIwMG
Please join us Sunday July 1 at 10:30am as friend of TPUUF, Sara Greway, presents "Sanctuary: Finding a Place of Refulge Using Your Own Mind and Body." Yoga and meditation... facebook.com/thomas.paine.u…
#Nature tells us that we all belong, and that we all responsible. Culture tells us too that we are all responsible for the mess we're in. The two together aren't just calling us "out" but "in." #naturewisdom (village conservationist team in #moskitia #honduras pic.twitter.com/gWLva8WMo3
Find out what is happening in the Central East Region. Opportunities for Connection now available. uua.org/central-east/b…