A daughter keeping secrets from her dying father
August 1st, 2016

In a story that would not typically be newsworthy, an 88 year old woman died recently due to old age. Ten years after her husband’s passing, she laid in the same bed that he took his last breath in. Her … Continue reading

Humanity's religions coexisting
June 29th, 2016

This article was submitted by guest blogger Rev. C.J. Kady, R.M.A and ULC Minister Lately, I have been thinking about the young men and women who were savagely gunned down in Orlando. In my prayers for their families, and my continuous prayers of … Continue reading

Those who propagate anger claim to have all the answers
June 8th, 2016

This sermon was written by an ordained minister of the Universal Life Church. All ULC Ministers are invited to contribute their own sermons for consideration/publication. To do this, please email sermons@themonastery.org. We are lucky enough to live in a society … Continue reading

A group of churchgoers having a conversation
May 20th, 2016

  If you are religious, you may spend a great deal of time in a place of worship. You might go there weekly, or perhaps even more often. Places of worship can be a great place to pray, learn, and … Continue reading

A confused man scratching his head
May 9th, 2016

As human beings we have an urge to ask for reasons why certain things happen. Some people believe that there is a higher being which decides our fate, while others think that we live in a world determined by some … Continue reading

April 4th, 2016

*This sermon was written from the Christian perspective, though it contains food-for-thought for people from all faith perspectives* Terrorism seems to be everywhere in the news. With the recent attacks in Brussels and Pakistan, the violence seems to be inescapable. … Continue reading

do we love our kids too much
February 25th, 2016

The Importance of Independent Development We live in a day and age where professional parents are everywhere. These people are so concerned with their child’s development that they are constantly breathing down his or her neck. It is important that … Continue reading

raising religious kids
February 8th, 2016

The vast majority of Earth’s population claims at least some religious affiliation. While the numbers of people actively attending religious services (particularly in the West) is declining it is impossible to deny that Faith is still one of the most … Continue reading

January 5th, 2016

This morning, President Obama announced that he would be taking executive action in an attempt to curb some of the gun violence that we’ve been inundated with in the United States for decades – but especially recently. During his speech, … Continue reading

power of prayer
December 7th, 2015

No matter which direction you look anymore, it seems like you’re staring straight at death. As the attacks seem to increase in frequency, so too does the familiar refrain we hear in response. “Pray for Syria” “Pray for Paris” “Pray … Continue reading