Speaker: Jaye Moyer

The Value of Patience

Patience is not the absence of anger or frustration. It’s the ability to stay with the difficult. Steady – easy does it…. We want to understand that patience is a skill that allows one to pause – really pause, long enough to see a situation … read more.


What does it mean to take refuge, offer refuge and to be refuge? Jaye will describe a Buddhist perspective on these questions. You will quickly recognize the essence of our seven UU principles.

Compassionate Listening

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Can we deliberately set the intention to turn our attention toward moments of joy? Even the seemingly ordinary moments? Even the moments that are difficult?

We can learn to cultivate a gladdened heart in the midst of life with all … read more.

Compassionate Listening

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Krista Tippett, an American journalist and author,  said recently, “Generous listening involves a kind of  vulnerability – a willingness to be surprised, to let  go of assumptions and take in ambiguity”. This talk will explore the qualities of … read more.

Brama Viharas

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In Buddhist thinking, qualities of the heart such as:  loving – kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity are referred to as the brahma viharas also known  as the “great perfections” or “four immeasurables”  They are foundations of all ethical thought, … read more.

Attending to the Heart

In the heart of winter, we stoke the fires of the heart by meeting ourselves where we are and as we are. This is an act of loving kindness.


Exploring Forgiveness

Zen teacher, Joko Beck wrote: “Our failure to know joy is a direct reflection of our inability to forgive.”

Starting with this understanding, we will explore the experience of forgiveness. Forgiveness can be a long and arduous path. What are the obstacles that we confront along … read more.