Category Archives: spirituality

Advent

Christian story and ritual, including that relating to Christmas, evolved over centuries. (Given the growing influence of Santa and his reindeer, it continues to evolve.) In the early years of Christianity, well after the crucifixion, much HOPE was invested in … Continue reading

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Circle Blessing for the Ancestors

Please join hearts for a Circle Blessing Upon the Ancestors, turning together, as you are able, to the directions called: First, we turn to the NORTH: blessing the elders, who carved the paths we now walk; whose curiosity and vision, … Continue reading

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Excerpt of a Response to a Curious Student!

Thank you for your interest in Unitarian Universalism. You can find a great many resources on the website: uua.org Meanwhile, it is fair to say that Unitarian Universalism impacted society as much as society impacted and continues to impact Unitarian … Continue reading

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The Between Place

We live always in the “between place” The “liminal space” between one breath and another Between one day and the next, one season and another. Rushing: poised always on the brink of something else, “yet again”. We reach out, seeking … Continue reading

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Today Is The First Day of The Rest of Your Life!

Opening Words for the 09/14/14 Worship Service: “Fresh Start” Today is the “first day, of the rest of your life”! A time to step out, of old sorrow or strife! To lay down the burden, of “things left undone” To … Continue reading

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Interview Questions!

I was recently sent a list of questions intended to inspire a press release in support of my new position as Minister to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Redwood City. Here are the responses (press release text to follow soon!): … Continue reading

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Super Moon Dream

There are many sources of wisdom! Continue reading

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Emotional Whiplash

Someone shared a story with me once about how important it is to rest periodically when you are on an arduous journey, in order to allow your spirit time to catch up. The last 24 hours have been such a … Continue reading

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In Honor of the Fathers

Honor to all the fathers, who give or gave of their time and love, their work and worry. Honor to the fathers, who set aside their armor so that young eyes can behold the shape of true strength and courage. … Continue reading

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Prayer to the Four Corners

Spirit of the East, of the Air that fills our lungs and gives voice to our dreams, Spirit of dawning yellow wisdom, clarity of thought, and pure faith, be with us always Spirit of the South, of fire, of flaming … Continue reading

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