Lindasusan Ulrich

Rev. Lindasusan, in their vestments, sings with a joyful smile on her face.

Rev. Lindasusan V. Ulrich (they/them) is a minister, writer, musician, and activist dedicated to radical inclusion, deep collaboration, and courageous kindness. Lindasusan has served congregations in Connecticut, Michigan, and Minnesota; is a certified spiritual director; and identifies as a genderdynamic bisexual person of color.

From Lindasusan Ulrich

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May we remember the belonging that is ours simply because we were born.

Reflection | By Lindasusan Ulrich | April 12, 2023 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Earth, Imagination, Nature, Worship

There was an audible gasp when they heard he* was gone A whoosh of air that sounded exactly like the bottom falling out of his mother’s** world the winds of mortality brushing his father’s** face the last breath of a kind soul All the years of struggle have settled into silence: Unsought,...

Poetry | By Lindasusan Ulrich | January 14, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Death, Grief, Love, Memorial Services

Set your compass to point towards hope and begin your journey home.

Opening | By Lindasusan Ulrich | June 2, 2021 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Acceptance, Brokenness, Community, Healing, Wholeness

A quick flash that makes you doubt your senses— But then a tiny ember glows on the braided twine And brings a flame to life. Soon you find a candle sitting on a table, Desolate until its wick touches yours, And suddenly the brightness doubles; In an instant the warmth has grown. This intensified...

Poetry | By Lindasusan Ulrich | June 2, 2021 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Community

We all honor the Spirit of Life, the Spirit of Compassion, the Spirit of Justice, the Spirit of Love

Prayer | By Lindasusan Ulrich | January 15, 2021 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Beauty, Earth, Earth-Centered, Interfaith, Nature, Unity, WorshipWeb, Worship

We have so many opportunities to bless each other in this world, but they don’t always announce themselves as moments of profound transformation.

Reflection | By Lindasusan Ulrich | February 5, 2020 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), Acceptance, Body, Direct Experience, Diversity, Fat Liberation, Friendship, Humanism, Kindness, Relationships, Secular, Youth/Teens

As we begin a new year together, let us offer our blessing to the lay leaders who invest their time and care in the well-being of this congregation. If you help lead a ministry here, I invite you to rise in body, in spirit, in all the ways that we do. And I invite all of us to enter a spirit of...

Prayer | By Lindasusan Ulrich | September 9, 2019 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Gratitude, Homecoming / Ingathering, Leadership, Unitarian Universalism

If justice is to be realized, our voices must speak loudly—even boisterously—of love.

Reflection | By Lindasusan Ulrich | June 5, 2019 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), America, Animals, Community, Direct Experience, Earth-Centered, Globalism, Humanism, Interdependence, July 4th, Justice, Love, Nature, Purpose, Relationships, Secular

We can’t always predict which choices will wind up having a huge impact on us, whether it's bringing home a stuffed animal or taking a particular train to Oxford Circus.

Reflection | By Lindasusan Ulrich | April 17, 2019 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Animals, Children, Direct Experience, Family, Humanism, Love, Mystery, Parents, Playfulness, Secular

Emotional tempests aren’t always easy to weather — pain, grief, disappointment, even love — but the flatness of life without such currents is the slow silence of drowning.

Reflection | By Lindasusan Ulrich | October 3, 2018 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Brokenness, Hope, Pain

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