Tag Archives: Truth

Re-Creation and Reconciliation – Easter Sermon 2017

Reading – from Louise Erdrich’s The Painted Desert   Sermon – Re-Creation and Reconciliation – Easter Sunday 2017 Perhaps it is predictable that my favorite part of the Jesus story is the moment that many orthodox preachers would call his … Continue reading

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True Things – Sermon March 12 2017

Reading, from Adrienne Rich’s “Lies, Secrets, and Silence”  Sermon, “True Things” – part 1 of 3 part series “Real Life”  Today’s my mom’s birthday, and so I’m going to start by sharing a classic my-mom story. She’d just come back … 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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the big and the small t – a sermon on truth

Story: “A Farmer’s Horse Ran Off….” a traditional Chinese folk Tale Sermon: “The Small and the Big T” Most Sundays over the past year, we’ve sung the song that we’ll close this service with – “Spirit of Truth.”Before this year, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for All Unitarian Universalists (Stories 9-10, and a bonus)

Continuing to reveal 10 stories I wish every Unitarian Universalist knew….here are stories 9-10, plus a bonus for fun.  Story 9:  Born into Covenant, by Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker Rev. Rebecca Parker tells the story of when she first became … Continue reading

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Top 10 Stories For All Unitarian Universalists (Stories 1-3)

Wouldn’t it be handy if we had a common set of stories that we could count on most Unitarian Universalists knowing? It could be great shorthand, similar to how Christians can say “sow your seeds in the good soil,” and … Continue reading

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