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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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Giving Up the Ghost

Reading from Christine Robinson’s essay, “Imagineers of Soul”  Sermon Preached August 21, 2016 The audio version of this sermon can be found here. A few years ago, my colleague Robin Bartlett, who grew up Unitarian Universalist, preached a sermon she … Continue reading

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We Don’t Stand, We Move – Sermon July 26, 2015

I knew she was nervous when she sat down.  Her breathing was quick and her eyes darted all over the room.  “How can I help?” She was an inmate in the Denver Women’s Prison. I was her Chaplain intern.  I’d … Continue reading

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God Revised

Several years ago, I was sitting at the desk in the Chaplain’s office at the Denver Women’s Prison, waiting for one of the inmates, and I could hear my own breathing.  It was heavy, and quick, which was not at … Continue reading

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Like a Good Neighbor, Sermon June 30 2013

First Reading: “Of the Communion of Churches One With Another,” From the Cambridge Platform, 1648, Chapter 15 Although Churches be distinct, and therefore may not be confounded one with another: and equal, and therefore have not dominion one over another: yet … Continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for All Unitarian Universalists – Stories 7 and 8

Continuing to reveal 10 stories I wish every Unitarian Universalist knew….here are stories 7-8.  Story 7:  The Unitarians and the Universalists Fifty years ago, in stuffy rooms and over dinners, and breakfasts, and coffee, and other drinks, people of goodwill … Continue reading

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