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We are a community of people sharing our spiritual life journeys.  Visitors are welcome to join us any Sunday.

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Webside Pulpit

World peace must develop from inner peace.   Peace is not just mere absence
of violence.  Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion. 
      ~ Dalai Lama XIV

 

Our Vision Statement

Don Heights is a resilient, welcoming community of diverse individuals, promoting love, reason and freedom in religion, fostering lifelong spiritual growth and acting for social justice and the environment

Approved at a Congregational Meeting, October 4, 2009

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Don Heights is a member of the Canadian Unitarian Council, our national organization, which provides support for Unitarians across Canada.

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Sharing Our Art

Poetry

WhyMagic?
Lookattheart,thecolours,the
flowersandstagecraft
ThemagnificentGrandPiano
Thegatheringofartists,friends
andcommunity
Theselectionofelegantclothing,
designs
Allfeastfortheeyes
Themusicbegins
Sodoeslife’sjourneyintostories
Beautifulsounds,voices,youtranscend
intoadifferentdimension
Awayfromtheharshreality–cold
andstark
Intoaworldofbeautyandclouds
Nourishesthespirit–breathesnew
lifeintoatiredmentalframe
It’satreasurehouseofmemories
Healthyforyourmentalhealth
Youfeelcreative
Justbyseeing,feeling,touching
andtasting
Theeveningfullofgoodies
Wineandcheesedelight
Creativityispartofour
interdependenceofexistence
Withoutit,nofabriccanbewoven
together
Forabalancedmind
Theebbandflowoflife
RosePerri

There’slifeinJazz
Feelfree,independent–releasethosepentupenergies
Singalong,relaxandenjoy
Everythinginsight–yourcommunity,friends,family
Agreatmeetingplace,goodconversation
Imagesoflife
Interestingjourneysintolyrics
Youidentifywithit,breatheitin
Youarenotalone
Youfeel,youlaugh,yousing
Anoutletforyourenergies
Anoutletforyouremotions
Expressionforyourthoughts
Healthyandinvigorating
Youtreasurethemoment
Awayfromthedailygrind
Ofurbanresponsibility

RosePerri

Cometoourflock
Theinterweavingweb
Ofourexistence
Youwillengage
Inourgranddesign
Ofspiritualgrowth
Andofcommunity

Sharing,caring,friendship
Uniquetous
Humanists,theists,
Searchingforanswers
Learnwithus,sharewithus
Searchwithus
Guideusthroughourquestions
Andanswers
Spiritoflife,connectwithus
Makeitabetterworld
Peaceandjusticeforall

RosePerri

WelcometoUnicamp!
WherethepeaceoftheBuddha
greetsme-
withasmile,between
wildflowers,gracefullyhidden
Greetedbythewarmthof
Theencirclingtreeswhere
thebirdshideandsingtheirsongs

Wheredragonfliesdotheir
DancebeneaththegoldenSun-
Silverybluehummingwith
transparentwings–complementing,
thehiccupsongsofthe
bullfrogs-“Priceless”

Inserenityandnatural
Beautyofthisunspoiled
Frontier–theheartbeatof
theweb,findsyou,shelters
you–transcendsyoutoa
distanttranquilityaway
fromtheconcretejungle–

RosePerri

Itmayseemthathabits,likemountains,neverchange
thatinjusticeisembeddedlikeafossilintherock
thatasinglelifetimeistooshort
andthosewhodaretochallengearefewandfarbetween.

Wehavenowayofmeasuringhowourvisions
affecttheunfoldingdramaofhumancivilization
whileweliveandafterwedie.

Wehavenowayofknowingwhatthisplace
wouldbelikeifweweren’there.

Sowhenwefeeloverwhelmed
bythestructuresthatcamebeforeus
itishelpfultorememberthatevenmightymountains
eventuallybecometinygrainsofsand.

Ourinfluenceislimitedbytime
butwhilewelivewecanchoosehow
toexpressourselvesinaway
thatoutlivesourhunger.

Comenowandplaceyourpebblesinthisvessel
wecanpourthemintotheriver
wherethecurrentwilltakethem
totheirnextdestination.

Trusttheriver.Trustthecurrent.Trustthesepebbles
tofindtheirwayandonedaytheywillturnintosand.

Someotherfingersmayrunthroughthegrains
orotherfeetleavetheirprints.Itisnotforustoknow
whatkindofworldthesestoneswillinherit
onlytoplayourpartintheirjourney.

JanetVickers,Abbotsford,BC,UnitarianPoet

Icarusflewthroughtheair
Heknewthedangerbuthedidn'tcare
Heflewsohigh,triedtoreachthesun
Andhesaid,Lookatme,everyone

Hisfatherwarnedhimthatthewingswereweak
Said,Staybesideme,now,hearthewordsIspeak
Buttheboyflewhigher,'causehehadtoknow
Ifthesunwasburningbrighterthanhissoul

Wingswillyoutakemehigherthanmydreams?
Wingswillyoutakeme
Andteachmeifthesunisjustaslovingasitseems?

Icarussoaredhigherandhigher
Butthesunwasblazingandthewingscaughtfire
Hisfatherwatchedhelplessly
AsIcarusfellinflamesintothesea

Wingswillyoutakemehigherthanmydreams?
Wingswillyoutakeme
Andteachmeifthesunisjustaslovingasitseems?

Lastnightwhileridinginmyfather'scar
Ilookedtotheheavenssawafallingstar
Theflamewasbeautifullightingupthesky
Icaruslivesoninmyheart,he'llneverdie
Icaruslivesoninmyheart,he'llneverdie