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Out of this Darkness and Into the Light: Through the Path of Humility

“Out of this Darkness and Into the Light: Through the Path of Humility” by Rev. Summer Albayati (First Published in UU Mystics Winter Newsletter, 2017) One of my favorite books is Out of Darkness Into Light by Rahman, Elias and Redding. This book blends, beautifully, various spiritual teachings from Islam, Judaism and Christianity. One such … Continued

Sufism and Science: Purification of the Heart as a Path to Better Health

“Sufism and Science: Purification of the Heart as a Path to Better Health” by Rev. Summer Albayati [First published in the UU Mystics Fall 2016 Newsletter] Sufism, the mystical dimension of Islam, is connected to science in many ways. A perusal of the literature will speak about the following with regard to science and Sufism: … Continued

School Supply Collection for the Bakersfield Homeless Center

Each year before the school year begins, UUFKC members and friends collect back packs and school supplies for the children who reside at the Bakersfield Homeless Center. Sunday, August 7, has been designated as the day to collect these items.  Let us help these students start off the new school year with the tools they … Continued