Reading: You Do It When You Do It by Meg Barnhouse Rev. Meg Barnhouse writes: I’ve been in a serious writing slump. I haven’t been doing enough nothing—just sitting around reading or puttering in the yard. Those things free my mind to remember, to enjoy, to create. I don’t think that’s the real reason … Continued

Requiem Vespers

At this service, we will remember those in and around our community who have died in the past year with the music of Daniel Pinkham’sThe Small Requiem, presented by the Chamber Choir of First Unitarian Church of Portland with mezzo soprano, Amanda DuPriest, and organist, Joe O’Donnell, interspersed with moments of silence and candle lighting, and a … Continued

Enough is Enough

  To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all … Continued