Today, March 20 is the International Day of Happiness which was first celebrated in 2013 after the United Nations General Assembly recognized happiness as a ‘fundamental human goal.’ The 2021 theme Happiness For All, Forever is a call on all nations, people, and society to Build Back Happier by advancing and developing a … read more.
With gratitude to those who donated to help Florida’s 1.4 million residents, felons released from prison who must pay their fees and fines to vote. You’ll find on NPR’s website the story of Desmond Meade, who worked to pass the 2018 ballot initiative that allowed … read more.
Sunday services were halted early in the ‘pandemic days’, leaving UUBC members and friends without the common activity that brought us together each week. After a break of more than four months, we began Zoom services in August on the 2nd and 4th Sundays. Services … read more.
Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, or Day of Remembrance, began at sundown Friday. Rabbis looking for messages of inspiration looked to the Jewish archives in Cincinnati, OH, and sermons dating to the 1918 flu pandemic. These words from Rabbi Ferdinand Hirsch seem particularly meaningful … read more.
By Gregory Jones
On this hallowed day,
We remember those who are no longer present with us here,
but who remain forever present in our hearts
and who live on in our memories.
We embrace those whose sorrow is unmeasurable;
We have no cure for sorrow,
only the comforting love … read more.