Sunday, July 5, 2009

Be Spiritual - Episode 4

This episode features a conversation with Elaine Thomas. Elaine grew up in the Congregational church but found herself disagreeing with the church's core Christian doctrine as she approached adulthood. She found Unitarian Universalism when her children were young, when a friend suggested she try the local UU church. After just one service, Elaine was hooked.

Always reading and exploring ideas, Elaine's beliefs reflect her complementary experiences as a UU and in the Beyond War movement. Several times during our conversation, Elaine refers to the UU principles, which you can read here. Elaine seems quite comfortable with the uncertainty surrounding the meaning of life and ultimate reality, but she doesn't like the uncertainty of dying.

Listen using the above audio player or you may download the mp3 file here. You may also listen and subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here.

We welcome your feedback, which you may leave by posting a comment or sending an e-mail to comments at bespiritual dot info.

Our theme music is Floating Souls by Ambrish, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network. Chalice artwork created by Inga Johannesen, UU Church of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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