Category Archives: Covenant

We were made for these times

There’s plenty going on in the world, in our country, in our state, and in most cases, in our individual lives – that would justify feelings of overwhelm, of denial, of heightened anxiety and reactivity.  And yet lately, I’ve been feeling … Continue reading

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Bound in – and Blind to – the Blessing

The exercise actually read, “Blind to the Blessing,” but that’s not what I read.  I had been scanning through this month’s Soul Matters Packet, on Blessing, looking for inspiration for this month’s services and programs, when I read – or rather misread – these … Continue reading

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Charge to the Minister – for Rev. Patty Willis

I had the wonderful chance to be there for my friend and colleague, Patty Willis’ installation to the South Valley UU Church in Salt Lake City on Sunday the 20th of March.  And not just to be there, but to … Continue reading

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Share Your Shame Stories – Just Not With Everyone

I’m not telling any secrets when I say that my mom can’t keep any secrets.  One our favorite family stories is about the time that she had a somewhat embarrassing medical issue, and upon its discovery she told us, “I … Continue reading

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The Promise of Partnership – Sermon for Greeley Aug 16 2015

Story – “Partners” by Marc Gelman Before there was anything, there was God, a few angels, and a huge swirling glob of rocks and water with no place to go. The angels asked God, “Why don’t you clean up this … Continue reading

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Connecting in Chaos – Saving Your One Life – Sermon May 31 2015

Reading 1: From Michael Chrichton’s, The Lost World.    The Institute explored the behavior of a great variety of complex systems – corporations, neurons, enzyme cascades within a single cell, the group behavior of migratory birds….It did not take long before … Continue reading

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To Love Alike, Sermon February 2015

Last Tuesday evening, I attended a kick off for our newly launching campus ministry.  It was a great beginning. Good turn out. Our conversation was facilitated by our student leaders Kelly and Rosalina, and our Young Adult Coordinator Chris Sharp. We … Continue reading

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