The natural world is a beautiful teacher of the possibility of relationship surrounding us — and the harmony possible in community. What truth and connection might we find just outside our back doors? How might we learn some powerful lessons from the buzzing bees and the sprouting leaves? This Sunday, we’ll consider how we are “Rooted Together,” examining how the spirit of life works within us and around us when we most need it. Memorial Day. Rev. Liz Murphy (she/her) is a chaplain resident at the VA Hospital of Loma Linda, CA. She is also an affiliated community minister at Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church in Costa Mesa, CA. Liz graduated from the Claremont School of Theology with a Master of Divinity in 2020. She previously worked as the Interfaith Programs Assistant at the University of Southern California Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, as well as a chaplain intern at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Originally from Pittsburgh, she lives in Los Angeles with her wife, Hilary.