Right Relations Committee

Creating Covenants

by Clare O’Brien Doyle, Right Relations Committee “The purpose of the Right Relations Committee is to help restore harmonious relationships.” Each year the Right Relations Committee (RRC) welcomes two new members who will serve for three years. Bud Johnson and I recently joined Karen DiGeorgio, Chris Marietti, Ben Thornton and Susan Colket as part of … Continued

The Psychological Hug

by Lori Rahn, Right Relations Committee We UU’s are terrific at hugging- physical hugging that is, but are we equally as good at “psychological hugs”? According to Lawrence J. Bookbinder, PhD, a psychological hug is a feeling that one gets when one has been listened to and has been acknowledged for what was said and … Continued

Listening

The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen.  Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention. – Rachel Naomi Remen Some of our most important work in Right Relations Committee is to listen.  We are here to listen to you, not just … Continued

Appropriate Use of Social Media

 by Christine Lynch, Right Relations Committee “I wish I could take that back!” Have you ever had that thought moments after you hit send on a social media site such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat ,etc… The fact is: once you post, you can’t take it back. Someone once shared good advice with me. She said … Continued

Our Covenant of Right Relations

From the Right Relations Committee One aspect of a healthy congregation is having respectful ways in which we interact with one another. This responsibility is up to each of us by abiding by our Covenant of Right Relations. Our Covenant guides how we wish to behave and interact with one another. As examples, in this … Continued