Tag Archives: Jesus

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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Plain Speech

God loves especially the poor, for he is eager to give them everything. God loves especially the hungry, for she is eager to feed them. God loves especially those who cry, for ze is eager to wipe away their tears. … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing: The Salt of the Earth

You are the salt of the earth, Keeper of life, Carrier of the earth’s wisdom. You add the flavor of earth, your mother, And of sky, your father, To all the proceedings. Merely by being present, You extend the life … Continue reading

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Jesus at the parade

Later there were mutterings at the bar, and throughout the law courts, that Jesus only showed at the gay pride parade to love the jewel, but not the quality, to love the potluck, but not the food, to love the … 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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Easter sermon (audio and text)

“And they walked with Him and talked with Him” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County 4/20/2014 You don’t know what it was you were looking for on that beautiful spring day. You told yourself, if nothing … Continue reading

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Passover Sermon (audio & text)

Here is my sermon for the Sunday during Passover (also Palm Sunday), titled   Living a Visionary Life Series “Right Relationship #5: The Quest for Freedom” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon The First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County April 13, 2014 … Continue reading

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