Freedom to Fail

“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”
―Mahatma Gandhi

What is the best mistake you’ve made recently?

The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual reflection and encourage the creation of a more loving, inclusive and just world. Produced by The Church of the Larger Fellowship, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation with no geographical boundary. Please support the publishing of The Daily Compass by making a $10 or $25 contribution (more if you can, less if you can't)! Thank you for your support!

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Not So Pink Flamingos

Their vivid pink color is such a central part of how we think of flamingos that they are often referred to as “pink flamingos,” as if their color were part of their very name. But other qualities, like their spindly legs, long necks and curved bills, are really more crucial to what makes a flamingo a flamingo.

In what ways do you go against the expectations people have of you based on the family or groups you belong to?

The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual reflection and encourage the creation of a more loving, inclusive and just world. Produced by The Church of the Larger Fellowship, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation with no geographical boundary. Please support the publishing of The Daily Compass by making a $10 or $25 contribution (more if you can, less if you can't)! Thank you for your support!

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Only a Day

The blossom of a day lily shows its beauty for only a single day. But the plant blooms for a whole season, since it holds a whole community of flowers which open and bloom and die in their own time.

What community makes you feel that what matters most to you will continue even when you yourself are gone?

The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual reflection and encourage the creation of a more loving, inclusive and just world. Produced by The Church of the Larger Fellowship, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation with no geographical boundary. Please support the publishing of The Daily Compass by making a $10 or $25 contribution (more if you can, less if you can't)! Thank you for your support!

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

The Long Loneliness

“We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.”
―Dorothy Day

How has love helped you out of loneliness and into community?

The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual reflection and encourage the creation of a more loving, inclusive and just world. Produced by The Church of the Larger Fellowship, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation with no geographical boundary. Please support the publishing of The Daily Compass by making a $10 or $25 contribution (more if you can, less if you can't)! Thank you for your support!

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Ducks in a Clump

Some days you manage to get all your ducks in a row, everything neatly organized and moving as planned. But some days your ducks are in more of a clump, frantically paddling to get to the next place, even if you’re not sure where that next place might be.

How do you re-center on the days when your ducks refuse to arrange themselves neatly

The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual reflection and encourage the creation of a more loving, inclusive and just world. Produced by The Church of the Larger Fellowship, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation with no geographical boundary. Please support the publishing of The Daily Compass by making a $10 or $25 contribution (more if you can, less if you can't)! Thank you for your support!

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Archives

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email.

Support the Daily Compass

Help us continue to bring these daily meditations to you and thousands of others like you. Your gift of $5 or more helps sustain this online ministry. Thank you for your support!
%d bloggers like this: