Rev. Laurie Bushbaum has been serving UU congregations in the Upper Midwest for more than 3 decades. She is recently back in the Twin Cities after serving a 3 year Interim in Wisconsin. She loves to quilt, garden, cycle and walk. Next fall she will complete her yoga teacher training and looks forward to being a volunteer teacher for those who would not otherwise have access to yoga.
The Thanksgiving holiday just passed has so many ties to food. Families have their own recipes and food traditions passed down, often for generations. And humans all over the world celebrate in ritualized ways with food. What hungers are we feeding?
Nearly all of us have been raised with the phrase, “Don’t judge others.” If we attended a Christian faith community we heard the text from the Gospel of Matthew often. But how does that message square with our need to “make a judgement call” or … read more.
Rev. Laurie Bushbaum will share 3 poems that, for her, get at the heart of what it means to wake up, to suddenly see one’s place in the world, to hear the call of one’s own being. Denise Levertov describes the “flat of a sword … read more.
What does it mean to ask, “Where are you from?” There are so many complex answers about favorite places, family traditions, ancestral ties, our childhood games and where we felt safe. But all of us who are white in the US were also told terrible … read more.