Tag Archives: Ultimacy

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 4 – On What is Worthy of Trust)

I started this series on “what keeps us grounded as we move through change” in the midst of the last “fiscal cliff” crisis as anxiety was running high and uncertainty appeared interminable – for all of us. But this wasn’t … 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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What Can We Count On? (Part 2)

In one way or another, all the holidays of December invite us to honor the persistence of light in the midst of dark times. But what is that source of light for us? What will shine on even in our … Continue reading

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What Can We Count On? (Part 1)

I write this post nearly two weeks into the federal government shutdown, and once again on the brink of national (which would likely mean global) financial disaster. Though there is talk of a deal in the works, the process leading … Continue reading

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