Essays & Thoughts
|Water Is Sacred - On The Ground At Standing Rock||2/5/2017||
Myron Buchholz shares his on-the-ground experience at Standing Rock.
|A Perfectly Imperfect Christmas||12/27/2015||
Pastor David Huber shares his take on the true meaning of Christmas: Presence, not Presents.
Pastor David Huber reflects on the 2014 debate over evolution between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, and discusses the relationship between science and faith.
|On Climate Change and the Earth's Stewardship||12/27/2015||
Pastor David Huber reflects on the recent Paris Climate Conference, and what it means for our obligation to be stewards of the Earth.
|Leaving a Legacy||12/20/2015||
What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?
|Season of the Heart||12/17/2015||
Awakening to the birth in consciousness of the Christ spirit in us.
By Sandy McKinney, Unity Christ Center, Eau Claire
|Finding the Israel in Your Jacob||8/1/2009||
After Jacob wrestled with God, he came away with a new identity and a new name - Israel. The practice of choosing a name to match your spirit and calling is mostly neglected in American mainstream society, yet it is another important opportunity for truth-telling. We think of choosing a name as the simple filling in of a legal document but the repercussions are far reaching. The family names we take and pass down are a remnant of the days when men owned their women and children and slaves - is it time to think more deliberately about the names we take and live with?
Six years ago today, US forces commenced military operations in Iraq. Following are the names of the 93 fallen soldiers from Wisconsin, from the the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Please take a moment to honor the soldiers and the countless innocent civilians who have suffered in this conflict.
|Free From Hell||2/7/2009||
Could the God of Love create a system which condemns the majority of humanity to Hell? Universalism, i.e., the belief in Universal Salvation, says no, and I agree.
|From West Point to Quakerism||10/22/2008||
This is an excerpt from Pendle Hill Pamphlet 389: From West Point to Quakerism, by Mike Heller, narrated by Mark Helpsmeet, with music by Mathilda Navias.