May 10, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on May 10, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning May 10, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, Faith Rocket, the show featuring kids talking about faith, is not quite ready for prime time.  Revs. Jake Morrill and Meg Riley have decided to put off […]

August 27, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on August 28, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning August 27, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, It was lovely to take a few weeks off and relax. I appreciate the many ways that you made that easy for me, and the great staff […]

Gratitude and Reflection for our Military Members

Posted by admin on December 10, 2013

Dear Friends, I’m amazed, every day, by the things that you make it possible for CLF to accomplish. Here’s 60 seconds worth of what we’ve done together in 2013: In this time of gratitude and reflection, listen to these words […]

THE UUA CHANGED THEIR LOGO AGAIN???! (April Fools!!!)

Posted by admin on April 1, 2014

(Happy April Fool’s! The UUA hasn’t changed their logo…gotcha! Dear Friends,   Right now, CLF Executive Director Lorraine Dennis and I are in the process of reading resumes of folks who may be joining us soon for a year or […]

Quest For Meaning/CLF: Your Online Sanctuary

Posted by admin on May 14, 2013

Quest For Meaning/CLF: Your Online Sanctuary Dear Friends, You know how important online community can be, whether you are feeling lonely and vulnerable, or want to share your joy. The depth of sharing people have found in our online sanctuary, […]

September 3, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on September 3, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning September 3, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, What’s new for you in this time of new beginnings? As the kids tromp back to school and start over with new teachers and lockers, what new […]

Share Your Christmas Songs and Stories

Posted by admin on December 17, 2013

Dear Friends, This Sunday, December 22, at 9 PM ET, I’m inviting people to come and share your favorite readings, poems or (if you can sing) songs from Christmas. We’ll be marking the Solstice together in our regular Sunday/ Monday […]

Do You Notice Magic?

Posted by admin on April 8, 2014

Dear Friends, Here in Minnesota, we’re taking bets on when the ice on the lakes will melt.  From the outside, it looks as if it’s all ice one day, and then no ice the next. What’s really happening, though, is that […]

May 14, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on May 14, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning May 14, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, This month we are exploring the theme of creation, and we are talking about creation stories in worship this week. All around me, I see creation.  In […]

September 10, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on September 10, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning September 10, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear CLF Community, Today is Global Suicide Prevention Day. Those of us who have lost someone we love to suicide know that the grief, the guilt, the questions, live […]

Room in Your Heart

Posted by admin on December 24, 2013

Dear Friends, Yesterday my teenage kid, Jie, went through the ice in a remote place. Disoriented and in shock, the idea of using a cellphone did not arise, and so for nearly two hours, Jie crawled through high brush to […]

Do you carry the flame with your tongue on fire?

Posted by admin on June 12, 2014

Dear Friends, Sometimes you struggle for words and sometimes words come to you. When we began CLF’s online sanctuary 3 years ago, we didn’t discuss how to close the weekly worship service.  The phrase “I carry the flame,” simply emerged. […]

July 30, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on July 31, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning July 30, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, I’m in Boston now for a series of meetings, feeling a little clingy because I am counting down the times I’ll be here on the old familiar […]

May 21, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on May 21, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning May 21, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, In the wake of yesterday’s tragic tornado in Oklahoma, and the especially horrific news about children who are dead or missing, it is easy to remember, once […]

Time of the Turning

Posted by admin on September 17, 2013

Dear Friends, I don’t know about you, but I swear at this time of the year I can feel the earth spinning below my feet, telling me to prepare for another winter, hurrying me along when I just want to […]

What Are You Inviting?

Posted by admin on December 31, 2013

Dear Friends, At the turn of the year, I always take time to make ‘vision boards,’ visual images of my intentions for the year ahead. Of course, life always has its own plans, but this gives me an opportunity to […]