2/2/2014 Podcast – The Rev. Joan Shiels

REEL SPIRITUALITY: GROUNDHOG DAY Groundhog Day, a 1993 film starring Bill Murray, may be the only movie  not actually made to illustrate Buddhist principles, that does. A look at some Buddhist beliefs through the lens of this delightful film.  Come see the movie Friday night, January 31, 7pm at UUFDC. Rev Joan...

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1/26/2014 Podcast – The Rev. Carol Hackbardt

THE POWER AND POTENTIAL OF CONSCIOUS COMMUNICATION Do we create an instantaneous resonance with people? A resonance that simultaneously acknowledges them and their reality and expresses ourselves? We create a mutual understanding in very few words when we consciously communicate. Carol Hackbardt served Calvary and Zion United Methodist Churches in...

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1/19/2014 Podcast – Theresa Evans

BEING CENTERED, BEING ONESELF As somas, each of us is already meaningfully structured in relation to our changing world – in other words “able to adapt.”  This meaningful structure is “ourselves” – it already exists beneath all of our searching and rational thinking. From a somatic perspective, we are suffering...

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1/12/2014 Podcast – The Rev. Phil Sweet

LETTING GO, STARTING OVER As we move into 2014, how many things will be left undone from 2013? Is there such a thing as beginning again? Ralph Waldo Emerson advised: Finish each day (year) and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept...

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12/29/2013 Podcast – Fred “Doc” Heide

GIMME SOME LOVIN’: THE NEW SCIENCE OF SELF-COMPASSION The idea that you should love yourself has been around a long time, but new psychology research shows that this actually is a smart thing to do. Although often confused with self-esteem, Self-Compassion is a separate approach and has significant advantages. This...

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12/15/2013 Podcast – Rev. Phil Sweet

HOLDING ON TO HOPE Victor Frankl, the Viennese psychiatrist, wrote a book entitled “From Death Camp to Existentialism”, a reflection of his experiences in the Nazi death camps during the Second World War. Frankl was a modern Job, except for his sister and himself, the entire family perished in the...

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12/8/2013 Podcast – Luca Fagundes

IMMIGRATION UPDATE: POLICIES AND PRACTICES News on immigration policies discussed in the past, recent developments, and the practical realities of how immigration policies are being implemented. Attorney Luca Fagundes, whose legal practice in Sturgeon Bay specializes in the problems of Spanish-speaking immigrants, is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. As an...

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