The Spiritual Odyssey Collection
August 4, 2019 - Henry Amador-Batten
In his Spiritual Odyssey, Follow The Yellow Brick Road, Henry reflects on his life through a spiritual lens. Click below to listen to his presentation.
August 11, 2019 - Doug Rhodes
In his Spiritual Odyssey, My U Homeric Odyssey from Chautauqua to My Durham Home, Doug reflects on his life through a spiritual lens. Click below to listen to his presentation.
July 21, 2019 - Emily Cox
In her Spiritual Odyssey, From Open House Community to Beloved Community, Emily reflects on her life through a spiritual lens. Click below to listen to her presentation.
July 28, 2019 - David Huber
In his Spiritual Odyssey, Journey Towards Wholeness, David reflects on his life through a spiritual lens. Click below to listen to his presentation.
July 14, 2019 - Sally Franz
In her Spiritual Odyssey, Revelations Along the Way, Sally reflects on her life, "After many ‘fits and starts’ tackling this project, I decided to list chronologically, my experiences that seemed especially awesome, things that opened my mind beyond the ordinary. I was surprised at the length of my list and found that creating it gave me a sense of gratitude, both for my life and for the opportunity to look back on it through a spiritual lens." Click below to listen to her presentation.
July 7, 2019 - Brent Bissette
Click below to listen to Brent Bissette's Spiritual Odyssey, I've Got Jesus in my Heart, Buddha on my Mind, and a Body Full of Wisdom—Now What?
As a Southern, gay son, husband, father, Christian pastor and interfaith chaplain, the challenges and unexpected blessings of the past have shaped my spiritual journey in significant ways. And my current experience as a newly minted UU also raises questions for the future. Now, what!?
June 30, 2019 - Claudia Kaplan
Click below to listen to Claudia Kaplan's Spiritual Odyssey from June 30, 2019, Preacher's Daughter, where she shares her own stories and experiences of growing up the daughter of a minister's wife and a Methodist minister.
June 23, 2019 - Jean O'Barr
Click below to listen to the podcast of Jean O Barr's Spiritual Odyssey, A Spiritual Journey Shaped Like an Oxbow.
In this Spiritual Odyssey, Jean explores her beginnings in Congregational churches and the mid-life currents that forged a spiritual oxbow for her until one of her graduate students
directed her to UUism.
June 16, 2019 - Ann Ringland
Click below to listen to the podcast of Ann Ringland's Spiritual Odyssey, The Accidentally Spiritual Tourist. In this talk, Ann shares the experiences of her travels and meeting people. She focuses on those moments that can be called “spiritual” and shares her insights and lessons.
June 9, 2019 - Rose Auman
Click below to listen to the podcast of Rose Auman's Spiritual Odyssey, A Spiritual Evolution: Ten Commandments to Seven Principles.