Tag Archives: Rebecca Parker

Making Space for Grace

  Audio podcast available here. Reading: X by Wendell Berry  Sermon: Making Space for Grace  How am I going to live through this? This is the question people ask when they are in the middle of a crisis, a trauma, … Continue reading

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the meaning of life, and death – a sermon offered july 24, 2016

Reading: On Living, by Nazim Hikmet  Sermon: “The Meaning of Life, and Death”  My children, at 8 and 10, are old enough now that they realize when I am listening to the news on the car radio. More importantly, they … Continue reading

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Extravagant Gestures in the Everyday

“The extravagant gesture is the very stuff of creation. After the one extravagant gesture of creation in the first place, the universe has continued to deal exclusively in extravagances, flinging intricacies and colossi down eons of emptiness, heaping profusions on profligacies with ever fresh vigor. The … Continue reading

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How to Write Your Unitarian Universalist Testimony

“Only by….conversion can we be possessed by a love that will not let us go.”  – James Luther Adams, in “Root Ideas of Human Freedom” My colleague Joanna Fontaine Crawford posted this article, along with an invitations to Unitarian Universalists to … Continue reading

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Comments for Immigration Community Meeting

June 25, 2011 – Denver, CO Good afternoon.  Many thanks to Representative Polis for the invitation, and to both he and Representative Gutierrez for their support of this important issue. I am here today because Unitarian Universalists affirm the absolute … Continue reading

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