Speaker: Rev. Debra Thorne
Rev Debra Thorne is our minister at First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo.
The gods of love and heart break are inviting you to an intoxicating revelry. They promise there will be dancing and laughter, and perhaps some tears of release. They will touch on the many forms of love that we have available to us; the affectionate, … read more.
Aging is inevitable and unpredictable. It is an act of hope and optimism, laced with fear and dread. A mystery. When did you first realize that you were aging? Was it at 10 or at 50? At every stage there are opportunities and lessons … read more.
Energy flows through matter, animating the lump of clay we call our home. Our tender strong bodies are moved by breath to stretch and bounce and tap and swirl. We are ignited by taste and smell and touch into realms of pleasure. Our creative … read more.
Doorways can be shut to keep us safe, or keep others out. An open door can be an invitation to adventures both wonderful and dangerous. Janus, the Roman God of gates and doors and transitions, guards the liminal transition into the new year, and … read more.
Join us, as you are, for a Christmas Eve Service of music and story. Come with your family, come with yourself, come to remember why we put our faith in joy. This is the joy that moves through the earth while you sleep, the … read more.
What meaning can we draw from the times when we fall to our knees, cut the mooring, or walk alone in the desert? How do we understand the tumble of grief, and the sinking of hope? It is one thing to experience suffering and another … read more.
What do you name the invisible arms that hold you in the dark night and in the bright of day? What do you trust with your heart, your prayers, your secrets? What is the thought, the feeling, the knowing, that you lean into when the … read more.
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Motivated by their religious values, Rev. Watsill Sharpe and his wife Martha, left their children in the hands of their Unitarian congregation and boldly committed to a life … read more.