Monthly Archives: January 2015

Moderation is so Sexy Right Now

I posted this essay on moderation several months ago, but it’s a great one to re-post around the new year, when we reflect on how to live a good life. I wish each of you a (moderately) wonderful year!

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(Sermon) “Parenting as a Spiritual Discipline”

A sermon about the spirituality involved in being a parent – but also about where we find spirituality in general. The poem is excerpted from Mary Oliver’s “In Blackwater Woods”. “Parenting as a Spiritual Discipline” People will go to great lengths in … Continue reading

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(Sermon) The New Jersey Resurrection

A fun sermon about extraterrestrials and wonderful New Jersey… “The New Jersey Resurrection” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon The First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County May 17, 2009 Good news, friends, good news: it turns out we are not alone. There … Continue reading

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(Sermon) Walking to the Laundromat

This is a sermon I’ve delivered several times to various congregations – it’s a less literal, oral poem to help us reflect on our amazing, bewildering life in the modern age. The text in italics – sung in the oral … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: The Phoenix by Cheryl Dedecker

Your New Year’s Monday blessing comes to you from the pen of a friend and poet, Cheryl DeDecker. Thank you, Cheryl! The Phoenix 2015 A sense of anticipation And a dull sense of sadness Both claiming space in her heart … Continue reading

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