Tag Archives: Imperfection

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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The Transient and the Permanent

A Service for the first Sunday after Marc Salkin Retired Reading: From “The Transient and the Permanent in Christianity” by Theodore Parker, delivered at the Ordination of  Rev. Charles C. Shackford in the Hawes Place Church, Boston on May 19, 1841 In … Continue reading

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What Can We Count On? (Part 3)

Perhaps there’s no better time than January, this time of new beginnings and resolutions, to turn your attention to what is worthy of your ultimate trust. There are so many places to misplace our loyalty this time of year, so many things and people making unworthy … Continue reading

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The Gift of Being Let Down

Sermon offered December 2013 Reading: “Messy and Imperfect Beloved Community” by Laila Ibrahim I have been going to the same church for nearly thirty years. I have filled a variety of leadership positions, from OWL teacher to Board president, usher … Continue reading

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