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Good Friday prayer

On this good, good Friday my heart goes out to my companions at Calvary, by which I mean those who are witnesses to the death of life and end of love, those who are broken open like crumbs upon the … Continue reading

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Halloween Dream

It has been foretold that you will enter an uncertainty, vast and deep – a dark wood, unattempted yet in prose or rhyme – armed only with an orange, plastic, pumpkin bucket. Your parent or guardian is in the distance … 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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Your Monday blessing: ‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season Autumn’s ancient days are freshly here – The fall of man’s ambition, bringing grace. Angelic ghosts and costumed babes endear The infant twinklings ‘neath the moon’s new face. Delicious dark, your mystery unbound Brings freedom to the … Continue reading

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Hope sermon (text)

“Hope: The Future of the World” Living a Visionary Life Sermon Series Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon The First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County 6/1/2014 It was a beautiful beginning. The star of stars burst into being, the world exploded into … Continue reading

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Easter poem

The life of the world is alive again, The children are at play, The lilies, the songbirds, all our friends, The joy that rain and sunshine sends, All greet our hearts today. The winter’s cold, but fertile tomb, As dark … Continue reading

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Stewardship Sermon: “The Math of Potlucks”

NOTE: I learned, after I wrote this sermon, that a few extremely generous people who raised their pledge during our Stewardship Sunday, and gave more than they already had decided they would. I want you to know this is the greatest, … Continue reading

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