Jennifer "Birdie" Shawker Today on the road ahead, I’m thinking about persistence. My faith background is more of a mixed up Heinz 57 sauce than an elegant pesto. My mother was a Methodist, my father is a Zen Buddhist. Years ago, when my 7 year old child and I just happened to be in … [Read more...] about Light for the Road Ahead
“Giving From the Heart” with Jennifer Llamas and the UCSA Youth This Sunday, June 30, at 11:00 AM, you are invited to see our young people take the lead in sharing their prosperity wisdom with us. Through spoken word, musical talent, volunteerism, and fellowship, our children, teens, and families … [Read more...] about This Sunday at UCSA June 30, 2019 11:00 a.m.
With Rev. Jimmie Scott This week on the road ahead, we pay homage to the beauty of solitude. In an increasingly invasive age of growing social demands and distractions, solitude is becoming a rare commodity. Yet the need for the creative benefits derived from it continue to expand. Finding … [Read more...] about Light for the Road Ahead
"Hearts That Bend" with Rev. Jimmie Scott The French philosopher Albert Camus is reputed to have said: “Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.” To have a heart that bends is a great blessing for all of humanity, for it unwittingly enables us to be flexible and to … [Read more...] about This Week at UCSA June 16, 2019, 11:00 a.m.
Rev. Jimmie Scott This week while traveling the road ahead, I recalled an ancient admonition by the pre Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus. He reminded his fellow countrymen that they "could not step into the same river twice.” Because, by the time they stepped into the river and stepped out, not … [Read more...] about Light for the Road Ahead