Speaker: Mary MacKay

Sunday Services

Wear This Body with Loving Kindness

In a culture both obsessed with, and disgusted by, our bodies, what does it mean to be an embodied being?  From our first breath to our last we are sustained and sometimes entrapped in our specific unique remarkable body.  We … read more.

My Body, Your Body, Any Body, Everybody

From the moment we are born we are aging.  With gleeful anticipation in childhood, oblivious celebration in midlife, and a mixture of gratitude and apprehension in our latter years.  Meanwhile our youth-obsessed culture alternately ignores and belittles the gifts and challenges of our … read more.

Life, the Universe, and Everything

Knowing that all living things will someday die – what do our lives, and those who have passed before, mean in the larger context?  And how does that shape who we are in the world…   How do those of us who don’t hold … read more.

On Being Human

We humans spend a lifetime of practice and still we are learning to be human. Dogs, on the other hand, may be the perfect Zen Masters. A Border Collie is perfectly and completely a Border Collie. Her only inner conflict involves keeping her silly sheep … read more.