The second candle in the Advent wreath, lit as we enter the second week of Advent, represents love. “All you need is love,” sang the Beatles, and it’s possible they were right. What love sustains you?
“chalicelight - Lover of Change waken us with gladness & gratitude to the seasons of our lives.” - Naomi King - Twitter: @revnaomi
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“There can be no higher motive for any individual or any church than this — *the world needs help and I can give it*.” - Marion D. Shutter (Universalist, clergy, theologian) Justice and Mercy (1894) p
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"The universe sings no less because time and space wear us thin. The music call us to recognize our..."
“The universe sings no less because time and space wear us thin. The music call us to recognize our limitations, to recognize that the song is best sung with others.” - Manish K. Mishra-Marzetti (Unit
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When conscripts fear no more, and their bodies accent the field, now crimson mud, children they left behind will be told of their courage
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In the hush and hum of the first hours of day, Love bless us and turn us once again to blessing others. May we draw strength in the stillness and the silence, remembering our heart's best self, choosi
When we reflect upon our days, when others reflect upon our lives, may the light of our gifts, our efforts, our hopes, and our dreams accompany the greater light of oneness, of abiding love, and of me
I’m somewhat disgusted from watching the college football conference championship games. Not the quality of the games- they were pretty engaging, and go Spartans- but the halftime contest between two
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Black Sci-Fi: bits from a 1992 documentary with Octavia Butler, Samuel R. Delaney, Nichelle Nichols, Steven Barnes, and others
As we remember Mandela’s life after his death this week, I put together a few of my favorite quotes of his and the end of a defining speech he gave in 1964 that I plan to use as a meditation for my co
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“Home does not consist in house and land but in friends, our partner and children, and our mind.” - Abigail Alcott (Unitarian, reformer, abolitionist) in Eve LaPlante, My Heart Is Boundless p.61 (via
Our guy, Zeppelin, who's nine, loves snow. He has to jump to run through this, but he's undaunted. Inspiring! Shouldn't we be jumping to get where we want to go? I know I'll be!
Living to your 90s gives you a lot of history to cover, and various people commenting on the life and times of Nelson Mandela have remarked upon the airbrushing going on. Peter Beinart reminds us that
You cannot "derail" a conversation. Conversations flow freely. You can derail agendas, lectures, rants, indoctrination, and propaganda, but if someone says you've derailed a conversation, you weren't
I live about a 20 minute walk from the South African embassy, so I went this afternoon to pay my respects following the death of former SA president Nelson Mandela. My feelings are hard to put into wo
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“chaliceout - Sweet Generosity lead us in receiving gladly & gratefully, showing our love for each other & this world.” - Naomi King - Twitter: @revnaomi
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Please join us at 10:30 AM on Sunday (8 December 2013) for “The Spirit of This Church and The Season” by Rev. Barbara Jarrell. Religious Education Classes for Children, Youth and Adults will happen at
by Meg Glenn-Albiez This is your opportunity to do some good for less fortunate folks AND see if Lenny Schneider and Meg Glenn-Albiez can be trained!! On December 14th from 9am until 4pm a non-perisha
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Once again, we are stepping up to help provide some Christmas cheer for some children and youth who have been involved with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). These are children li
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