Tag Archives: Judaism

Isaiah 1:4-23 – an interpretation

Woe to this sinful nation, a people whose guilt is great, a brood of evildoers, children given to corruption! They have forsaken true power, they have despised the Holy One of all lands, and turned their backs on mystery. Why … Continue reading

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Happy Rosh Hashanah!

Now, today, tomorrow, and more is our 5775th opportunity (more or less) to get it right. Speak now, make amends, and let go your grip of whatever peace you keep locked inside you. May the words of our lips and … Continue reading

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Passover poem

Somewhere back in the generations of your family, someone ran away: from the guns of an army, from an abusive marriage, from the whips of Pharoah, from a poor town with nothing, from a nameless dread, from the everyday lies … Continue reading

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Purim sermon (audio)

  Sermon by Bob Janis-Dillon, with an opening meditation played by Andy von Aulock

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Sermon on Calling

“Living a Visionary Life” Grow a Soul Sermon #1 “Someone’s Calling: Pick Up!” sermon by Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County September 15, 2013 This is the week-end of Yom Kippur in the Jewish tradition, probably … Continue reading

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“Strangers, Friends, Neighbors, Enemies and Us” (sermon with readings)

Put simply, love is life’s yearning for more life. It is the artist at work on a new painting. It is the conversation between friends on a winter afternoon that turns deeper, becomes livelier as it bares the soul of … Continue reading

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The Prophetic Tradition

“The Prophetic Tradition” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon The First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County October 7, 2012 Even though it begins with “in the beginning” and ends with the end of the world, the Bible is not a single, unified … Continue reading

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