November 11: the Beauty of All Things Broken

November 11: Reverend Jack Ford will present:  “The Beauty of All Things Broken”


In Terry Tempest Williams’ latest book she talks about mosaics.  “A mosaic is a conversation between what is broken,” she says.  “I believe in the beauty of all things broken.”  I like the sentiment, the poetry of this statement.  Then i came across this UU World article by Meg Barnhouse.  She has a Buddha statue with one hand broken off.  She is drawn to the statue because it reminds her of her own enlightenment: imperfect, cracked and chipped.  “The broken Buddha says i don’t have to be scared of being the way i am….”


Led by Eileen Morrison  ●  Accompanied by Gary Smart