Opening to Joy

The holidays that dominate December tend to emphasize joy.  But joy isn’t easy for everyone.  How is joy related to living the ethical life?  Here is what Felix Adler, founder of the first Ethical Society, said about ethical living and joy: “They who make...

Seeing in the Dark

How can we embrace a possible future when we are uncertain about what the future might look like? How might we learn to “see in the dark” better so that we can shape the future even as we are living into it? RYSEC Clergy Leader Jone Johnson Lewis is our featured...

Embracing Possibility: A Colloquy

On this Labor Day Sunday, we’ll ponder how we each embrace possibility, whether in our personal life and relationships, or in how we try to build a better world.  How  are we similar, how  are we different in our journeys to a possible future?  Who does all the...

Between Times

In March of 2020, our Ethical Society, like so many institutions, suddenly shifted how it operated.  It was a crisis, and we had to shift right away, without time for planning.  What followed was a mixture of adaptation and innovation, with individuals and our Society...

Telling the Story of This Time

This last year or so, our life experiences have been so very different from all the years before.  Pandemic, protests, politics — it’s been quite a time, starting in January 2020 through whenever we can meet each other in person and interact in a way that feels more...

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