We all receive messages throughout our lives…messages from others…from things that happen. But the meaning that WE give those messages can define who we are and what we think of ourselves. Frequently we aren’t even aware of those things we internalized long ago, but they still drive us today. Can we overcome it? That depends on what you believe in. Let’s explore this together.
About our speaker:
Donna Zimmerman is a long-time resident of Jacksonville who had a ‘timeout” for a mere 18 years in Dallas, where she found the UU church there. Her background is in social services, and she was the Executive Director of Lutheran Social Services of NE Florida where she started several programs, including the first HIV/AIDS services in the region provided by a professional organization. She is retired and spends her time on the Worship Committee and as a Chaplain on the Pastoral Care Team.
Timothy Edwards began his violin studies in the public schools of Detroit before studying at the Interlochen Arts Academy. He holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music (BM) and the University of Michigan (MM). He has performed extensively, holding positions as section performer, principal, and concertmaster at the Des Moines Metro Opera; Flint Symphony; Toledo Symphony; with substitute positions with the Detroit Symphony and Jacksonville Symphony. Timothy enjoys a vibrant teaching studio and has served as a Humanities Adjunct Professor at the Florida State College of Jacksonville.