February 21, 2016

On Following Your Gut

Unitarian Universalists historically have had a special fondness for the capacity of reason and for the powers of the intellect. But not all of existence, or even our own lives and minds, can be captured under that banner. Many of us have had powerful experiences of intuition, epiphanies, and other moments of direct experience that are hard to explain. What are we to make of these? Can we trust ourselves even when it is our gut instead of our head that is leading the way?