Harmony UU Podcast

Harmony UU Podcast


Latest Episodes

Ep 76: White Fragility
November 15, 2020

When we try to talk openly and honestly about race, white fragility quickly emerges. White fragility is a social strategy that whites learn which functions to hold the racial hierarchy in place. In our 15 Nov 2020 service,

Ep. 75: The Stoic Challenge
November 01, 2020

The Stoic Challenge: A Philosopher’s Guide to Becoming Tougher Calmer and More Resilient teaches us how to transform life’s stumbling blocks into opportunities. Not only can we overcome everyday obstacles―we can benefit from them, too.

Ep. 74: Humanism
October 18, 2020

From our October 18th service, join Paul Smith for a historical look at Humanism, a detailed look at the Humanist Manifestos of 1933 and 1973, and how to tell if you’re a Humanist yourself. This sermon is also available on Harmony’s YouTube channel at ...

Ep. 73 What Living in a Pandemic Taught Me About Dystopian Fiction
October 04, 2020

Harmony member Tim Lockridge has read countless dystopian novels about people living in disastrous moments on ruined worlds, and he’s thought about many of those stories in 2020. On Sunday, October 4th he reflects on disaster stories, isolation,

Ep. 72 Unforgivable: A Look at Cancel Culture in America
September 20, 2020

Freedom of speech and allowing space for a wide range of ideas is a cornerstone of a liberal society, however tolerance for a range of ideas seems to be decreasing. Is this lack of tolerance moving us toward accountability or giving more power to the “...

Ep. 71: Child Welfare & Foster Care
September 06, 2020

Harmony member Doren Cook gives a brief explanation of what events and policies shaped child welfare law and how well it’s serving at-risk children. Do JFS social workers and foster parents deserve to be vilified as they often are,

Ep. 70: The Enneagram
August 19, 2020

The Enneagram is a system of nine personality types that describe how people view, think, feel and interact with themselves, other people, and the world. In this sermon, Harmony member Tony Gross covers a brief description of the Enneagram and the nine...

Ep. 69: UU Justice Ohio (Rev Joan Van Becelaere)
August 19, 2020

Rev. Joan Van Becelaere, the Executive Director of UU Justice Ohio, joins us as a guest speaker on Sunday, August 2nd.  The conversation focuses on the fight for justice in voting rights in a time when many minority voters are being systematically dise...

Ep. 68: The Imprint of Trauma
August 19, 2020

This year has brought many “interesting” events to the world, and the hits just keep on coming. In this sermon, Kim Chambers (they/them/theirs) addresses the trauma that we have faced, the potential long-term effects of it,

Ep. 67: Small Things Often
August 19, 2020

Harmony member Barbara Bruce describes small changes we can make that are simple, free, easy, yet transformative in the areas of mind, body, and heart.  By doing small things often, we can find peace and satisfaction.