Tag Archives: Letting Go

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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Letting Go for the Blessing

Reading – “Letting Go,” a selection from Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes by William Bridges Why is letting go so difficult? This is a puzzling question, especially if we have been looking forward to a change. It is frightening … Continue reading

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Holding On for the Blessing

Worship Story – Orpheus and Eurydice Sermon – Preached on October 5, 2014  When we lose someone or something we deeply love, we don’t know it right away. We think: they must be nearby, let me go after them. We … Continue reading

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It is Finished – A Good Friday Reflection 2014

A few nights ago, I was talking with a small group of leaders at church, checking in around our senior minister’s nearing retirement after 23 years.  We are 8 weeks away, as of Easter.  How are we doing? What are … Continue reading

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