Welcome Home Skagit

November 27, 2022
Organized and run by folks who have lived or are living without a home, Welcome Home Skagit provides the essentials of survival to the homeless, as well as a sense…
In his song “Holy Now,” Peter Mayer, reflecting his Catholic upbringing, writes: “Wine from water is not so small/ But an even better magic trick/ Is that anything is here…

TRAIL CLOSED: Now What?

November 13, 2022
You've traveled halfway around the world to visit a remote stretch of the Australian coast that you've dreamed about visiting since you were a teenager. When you arrive at the…

Other Perspectives: Part 2

October 30, 2022
Remember that fable about the blind men, each of whom touches one part of the elephant? Each thinks he knows the truth, but the truth is larger than what each…

Native Culture Devalued

October 23, 2022
Grandma Nelson-The slow generational westernization of Native culture through religion and education, as experienced by my family. Marianne Sebastian-Veals is a member of the Skagit UU Fellowship. She is a…

Life Outside the Box

October 16, 2022
Humankind seems to be most comfortable living within the borders we build for ourselves. Interestingly enough, churches do the same thing. Perhaps the most common phrase among congregants is, “But…

Close to the Bone

October 9, 2022
Standing in a space where there is no buffer between you and life…can be scary…terrifying…and it is also the space where there is the most opportunity for connection to the…
From birth to death and everything in between, life relentlessly serves up opportunities to consciously choose or go unconscious. Lynnea weaves spiritual and psychological principles into practical applications to integrate,…