Kat Liu

Kat Liu

Kat Liu (she/her/ta) is a member of the First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco as well as a practitioner in the Plum Village Buddhist tradition. At this stage in her life, the main things occupying her time are working for a Buddhist anti-racism organization, caring for her father, and making stained glass art.

From Kat Liu

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When I remember to orient myself within the bigger picture, it recalibrates my perspective.

Reflection | By Kat Liu | April 24, 2024 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Balance, Worship

It's hard to feel gratitude for something when you're focusing on what’s wrong with it.

Reflection | By Kat Liu | May 1, 2019 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Arrogance, Arts & Music, Class, Humility, Searching

Outside of the meditation hall, we plan for the future and think of the past. But so often we replay past regrets and worry about future events to the point where we’re no longer present in the present.

Reflection | By Kat Liu | February 6, 2019 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Body, Buddhism, Direct Experience, Humility, Letting Go, Mindfulness, Patience, Secular, Spiritual Practice, Worry

If a friend were in my situation, I would have seen their failings as human. So why hold someone to an unforgiving standard just because that someone is me?

Reflection | By Kat Liu | August 8, 2018 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), Character, Children, Compassion, Direct Experience, Forgiveness, Friendship, Humility, Kindness, Love, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Self-Care, Self-Respect
Image | By Kat Liu | September 1, 2017 | From UU World
Tagged as: Arts & Music, Science

A discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s provocative new book Between the World and Me.

By Kenny Wiley, Ashley V. Boyd, Adam Lawrence Dyer, Kat Liu, Jacqui C. Williams | November 1, 2015 | From Ideas
Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Culture, Multiculturalism, Anti-Racism

Let me start by saying that I am not a "protest" kind of person. My experience with numerous protests is that a lot of people assemble, shout angry slogans, maybe sing a few songs, and then go home, leaving piles of garbage in their wake....

Handout | By Kat Liu | January 19, 2012 | For Adults | From What We Choose

Originally published in A People So Bold: Theology and Ministry for Unitarian Universalists, edited by John Gibb Millspaugh (Boston: Skinner House, 2010). I first learned about Unitarian Universalism in college from friends planning to get married. They were unenthused about being married by a...

Handout | By Kat Liu | December 10, 2011 | For Adults | From Building the World We Dream About
Tagged as: Adult Faith Development, Race/Ethnicity, Unitarian Universalism, Racial Justice & Multicultural Ministries

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