In this Earth Day Service, we will explore our 7th Principle, the interconnected web of all existence of which we are a part. We inhale, and exhale, again and again countless times every day. Inhale…at what point does air become breath? Exhale…when does breath become simply air? We are of the earth, and the earth is in us. “What we do to each other and to our world, we do to ourselves.” During this service we’ll explore that statement, and the ambiguity and paradox we face when we try to apply it in our day to day lives when we try to figure out how to live in ways that respect the interdependent web of all existence, and when we try to figure out ways to help protect our precious earth. Click on the service title for a link to the full presentation text.
7th Principle: Respect for All Existence
The Unitarian Universalist 7th Principle calls us to affirm and promote respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part. Join together in celebrating Earth Day!
The service features presentations by members and friends about those times when their personal spiritual journeys have converged with nature. Melody Haler, service leader. Jayne Jacobs: Young adulthood is a time of self discovery. In piecing together this presentation, I realized that nature, along with my experiences in nature, serve as a metaphor for much of my personal … Continued
As residents of Wyoming, it’s pretty easy to have a fundamental understanding of the interdependent web of creation of which we are all a part, because we live right in the middle of it! Winters which demand attention because they will cause serious harm if you don’t. But if we embrace the coldest season, the … Continued