Sermons by Helen Bishop

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The Space for Grace: Dorothea Lynde Dix


Imagine going to teach an adult class and finding women and girls with mental illnesses and developmental delays chained, shackled, without food and water. Two centuries ago, Unitarian Dorothea Dix faced this situation.  With Dr. Helen Bishop, we’ll explore Dix’s life to shine a light on how she found space for grace for her personal concern.  […]

A Monk in the Beehive


What if generosity, ethical conduct, patience, diligence, and meditation were so much a part of how we experienced the world that we thought of them as part of our senses? Skye Ann Taylor is a Buddhist monk and beekeeper. From her ongoing work with bees, she has come to understand what it would mean for these “practices” to […]