Service April 7, 2024

“Did I Do That?”   Exploring the Over-Soul

Rev Ernie Mills

Those of you who were fans of “Family Matters” may recall the main character Steve Urkel asking from time to time,“Did I do that?” Steve was an unassuming nerd, who quite often engaged in behaviors that had unintended consequences. This brings to mind Emerson’s idea of the “over-soul” of which he says, “I am constrained every moment to acknowledge a higher origin for events than the will I call mine.” Perhaps you can recall a moment or moments in your life, when you asked “Did I do that”? If so, you can relate to the over-soul.

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