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Roots of Resilience: We’ve been here before

There’s a phrase I’ve heard a lot in the past few months: we are living in an unprecedented time.   And in a lot ways – it’s true.  No one in our congregation was alive in 1918 for the Spanish Flu…so none … Continue reading

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Knowing Unknown

Sermon: Knowing Unknown  When I was seven, I became obsessed with a series of wooden sculptures that hung on each side of the walls of the sanctuary, in my little Catholic church where I grew up.  They were spaced out equally, … Continue reading

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Hope that Breathes

Reading from Vaclav Havel  Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Either we have hope or we don’t.  It is not essentially dependent on some particular observation of the world or estimate of the situation. Hope is not prognostication. It is an … Continue reading

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