Speaker: Michael Eselun

“What Matters?”

Moving together through these challenging times, we find ourselves, perhaps on a daily basis, reassessing our priorities. UCLA Oncology Chaplain and popular guest speaker, Michael Eselun will share reflections on the question, “What Matters?”

Michael Eselun, serves as the chaplain for the Simms/Mann‐UCLA Center for Integrative … read more.

Back to Junior High

Oncology chaplain and popular guest speaker, Michael Eselun will share some deeply personal reflections about junior high school– a pivotal and often painful time that leaves indelible memories for many of us. In dialogue with some of those 13-year-old’s perceptions, what might be discovered about inherent worth, dignity and compassion?

Michael Eselun, BCC, serves as the oncology chaplain for the Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology.

No Justice, No Peace!

We are used to hearing this chant of protest– as a demand for justice. Pursuit of justice is a core UU Principle, and yet we’ve also heard since childhood that “no one said life is fair.” When such injustice hits closer to home—like say, a diagnosis of cancer, how do we find peace when there seems to be no justice? UCLA oncolo-gy chaplain, Michael Eselun, will explore this territory.

“Perfect Strangers”

Popular guest speaker and UCLA Oncology Chaplain, Michael Eselun will explore our relationship to strangers. We are often told from a young age, “Don’t talk to strangers,” only to find that sometimes such encounters might be “perfect.”