What I Learned On My Sabbatical

Not everyone gets a sabbatical. I was lucky, blessed and privileged to have one. There was no blinding mountaintop moment during my sabbatical. And I have some reflections on how sabbath time can feed one’s soul. How the intention of a sabbath can help. In this long time of pandemic and exhaustion sabbath may be part of what helps you get through, helps you to hang in through what seems impossible.

Intention Versus Goals

Some folks pick out a word for the year – a kind of theme for the year.  I wonder if ours at First UU could be “Intention”.  Because an intention is different than a goal and yet somewhat related.  How might we ar First UU have intention as our word for the year?