Brokenness

This list includes every page tagged with "Brokenness."

  • By Rayla D. Mattson
    From LeaderLab
    UU religious educator Rayla Mattson, a Black mother, reflects on parenting during a pandemic, helping her children process racial trauma, and finding hope in these uncertain times.
  • By Rayla D. Mattson
    From Call and Response
    UU religious educator Rayla Mattson, a Black mother of three, turns her UU faith and full heart toward her children: how to raise them and to be with them in pandemic, trauma around race, and, perhaps, hope.
  • By Peregrine Morkal-Williams
    From WorshipWeb
    Here I am, God, here I am. Here I am ...
  • By Peter A. Levine
    From WorshipWeb
    “Trauma is not what happens to us, but what we hold inside in the absence of an empathetic witness.”
  • By Brian Doyle
    From WorshipWeb
    When young we think there will come one person who will savor and sustain us always; when we are older we know this is the dream of a child, that all hearts finally are bruised and scarred, scored and torn, repaired by time and will, patched by force of character, yet fragile and rickety forevermore....
  • By Elea Kemler
    From Braver/Wiser
    A lot of us feel like our lives should have come with instructions. Or maybe they did, but we lost the only copy a long time ago.
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    From Braver/Wiser
    Surround yourself with skillful teachers. Let them teach you, but don't let them do it for you. That learning is yours to do.
  • By Tomo Hillbo
    From Braver/Wiser
    The crisis was an opportunity to learn to be fully me and love it, inner turmoil and all. I learned that strength comes from authenticity, never from perfection.
  • By Dawn Star Sarahs-Borchelt
    From WorshipWeb
    The tangled things will always be here, in this moment I am living through, right now, whatever comes after.
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    From WorshipWeb
    In her 1975 theological treatise Suffering, German liberation theologian Dorothee Söelle* examines the ways that suffering can knit humans beings closer together, and can draw us more fully into the process of loving. She uses the term apatheia, “the inability to suffer,” to describe the...