Tag Archives: Freedom

Waking Up – Sermon 11/13/2016

Audio podcast of this sermon is available here. Reading – For a Time Such As This by Jake Morrill Sermon  As a part of our monthly theme, this Sunday, we were supposed to explore the question: when in your life … Continue reading

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Anger, Love, and the Hope for Change

For a month about simplicity (our church monthly theme), the current cultural moment is anything but simple. Since the news broke on Sunday about the terrible shooting in Orlando, I’ve been back and forth with all sorts of emotions: angry, sad, … Continue reading

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My Precious – a sermon on liberation and will

Here is the audio of this sermon.  Reading: Paul’s Letter to the Romans, Chapter 7, verses 15-24 It was a recent blog post from Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project that made me think of Gollum for today’s service. … Continue reading

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Born this Way…?

First Reading – #592 The Free Mind by William Ellery Channing I call that mind free which masters the senses, which recognizes its own reality and greatness:Which passes life, not in asking what it shall eat or drink, but in … Continue reading

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We Have Not Come Here to Take Prisoners

“We Have Not Come Here to Take Prisoners” by Hafiz We have not come here to take prisoners But to surrender ever more deeply To freedom and joy. We have not come into this exquisite world to hold ourselves hostage … Continue reading

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