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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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Winter Holiday Poem, Part 2!

Each year, this time, we gather round, in darkness to behold The miracle of love, and peace, within, when it grows cold. We lift up stories, songs and such, passed down from long ago, Discovering there reminders of the truths … Continue reading

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Winter Holiday Poem, by Rev. Stefanie Etzbach-Dale

Each year, this time we gather round in darkness to behold The miracle of PEACE we find within when it grows cold. Each culture has a special way of celebrating this Of kindling in our weary hearts a flame of … Continue reading

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Chaos Theory & Peace Reality

(An excerpt of the 12/02/12 sermon delivered at the UU Church of Santa Clarita) December can be tough for many of us:  highlighting the chaos around us as well as the disorder within.  Highlighting the discordance between what we’re told … Continue reading

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