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“Sometimes”

“Sometimes” A poem shared with UUFRC 01/04/15 By Reverend Stefanie Etzbach-Dale PART 1 Sometimes Life just bowls you over with – “Grace”! Knocks you down, So you have no choice But to let those shimmering, soul-quenching waves of “Undeserved” bliss Seep into … Continue reading

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Chutzpah & Humility: The Next Four Years

(This homily was shared 11/07/12 at the San Fernando Valley Cluster Vespers Service, the day after the Presidential election.  It was inspired by Parker Palmer’s book:  Healing the Heart of Democracy) At the end of each church year I ask … Continue reading

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Taptenwechsel

There’s a lot to be said for what my mom used to call “Tapetenwechsel” – a change of scenery (in German, literally, a change of wallpaper). Stepping out of familiar environments now and then certainly challenges me to look at … Continue reading

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