Speaker: Rev. Libby Smith

Giving Voice to Love

So often even when we see the beauty in another person, we are shy about speaking up. The radical act of expressing love and affirmation could transform our world, and ourselves.

Living the Questions

Remember that old bumper sticker “to question is the answer?” I disagree, and I’ll tell you why! But that doesn’t mean it’s not important, and we need to pay attention to what questions we ask.

Reclaiming Sabbath

“Just to be is a blessing,” said Rabbi Abraham Josha Heschel. But in our fast-paced world, with its expectation that we be plugged in and ready to respond at a moment’s notice, we have lost the art of “just being.” Can we reclaim the sabbath … read more.

Gifted and Called

So often we struggle to build a sense of personal identity based on what we believe the world wants from us. What might it be like to look first at our own gifts, and allow our identity to grow from an authentic and realistic understanding … read more.

A Question of Identity

Every movement needs a sense of identity – to know who we are, to bind us together in solidarity. But identity, when too sharply defined, can become limiting rather than empowering, and leave potential allies on the outside of our carefully

To Tell the Truth

We may think of prophecy as foretelling the future, but often it is more a matter of waking up to what is all around us, seeing clearly and naming what we see.

Extremists for Love

When Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was accused of being an extremist, he suggested that our world was in “dire need of creative extremists.” In these divisive times, what does it mean for us, like King, to be extremists for love?