From Ali Bell-Delgado, Intern Minister Dear Beloveds, I have some exciting news. Just about a year and a half ago, I came to UUCM to be your Intern Minister. We have grown to get to know each other and have shared aspects of our lives in our beloved community. When I came to UUCM I...
Category: Intern Ali’s Blog
From Antonia Bell-Delgado, Intern Minister We use a themed worship program called Soul Matters in our congregation. As a new minister, it has been helpful for me to have this resource to study and consider when I am thinking of what I want to preach about. However, I have noticed something about the way that...
There is a prayer by Samuel A. Trumbore that changed the way I think of speaking in anger. The poem starts, “Teach my heart healing words.” In the past, I don’t know how many times I spoke in anger when my underlying emotion was deep wounding. That deep wounding that felt like my heart had...
iPonder: Deep Listening
As I grew, I realized that she was telling us to speak less and to listen more, and in doing that, we too could become wise.
Wow! September already? Amazing. My summer was filled with studying, family time, and joining you in worship. I have enjoyed joining you in the virtual pews on Sundays. Worshipping with you gave me a place to lay down my burdens and pick up the tools that I needed to get through the week. Sometimes, the...
This compassionate community is the community that we inhabit and the community that we are growing. We are moving beyond the embarrassment of not knowing how to do all of the new things that are required of us and leaning into the vulnerability that it takes to ask for help and stay connected.