The Universe is in Us

The spiritual practice of lectio universum speaks to our first and fifth sources.  The first source is Wonder: direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder…. and the fifth is Reason: humanist teachings which counsel us to heed the guidance of reason and the results of science….  This video by Max Schlickenmeyer captures the deep wonder that can be found in scientific knowledge.

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist who speaks eloquently on science, the universe, and everything. His words frame this beautiful video meditation about our connection to the greater whole.

Please find a quiet place to watch and take some time to sit afterwards in contemplation.

 

Hitched to the Universe

Astrophyscist Neil deGrasse Tyson‘s words frame this beautiful video meditation on how we are all connected.

One of the reasons being Unitarian makes my heart soar is our fifth source: reason.  The fifth source calls us “to heed the guidance of reason and the results of science”. This desire to approach the world with the full powers of our mind as well as our hearts and spirits, is the essence of living a life of integrity.

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