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Your Monday blessing: Prayer for Discomfort

I have a prayer that my discomforts might not be trivial. See, the thing is, I KNOW I’m going to seek comfort. Most of us do naturally, to some degree, and I DEFINITELY do. And I’m not castigating myself over … Continue reading

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The People Who Have Been Good to Me

I would be more cynical, I suppose, except it feels unfair to the people who have been good to me. My life, as I look back, has been littered with kindnesses. Once, a woman made me tea. Asked me if … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing

May you have: Better unnecessary pleasures than all your vain hopes, Better mornings than the long night’s grieving, Better evenings than the sweat of the day. Better blues than the aching silence, and better calm than even the tolling bells … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: The Company

Look, you’ve been fine. I have been thoroughly entertained, if that was your concern. Damn near heroic, in places. I even liked the bits where you lost your way, clambered about the stage – not that I was rooting for … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing

May your dreams constantly be interrupted by children, and may your dog keep you from doing anything too important May your life be filled with the triumphs of fixing all the household objects that weren’t supposed to be broken. May … Continue reading

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(Sermon) “How to Do UU”

(While I wrote this sermon explicitly for my fellow Unitarian Universalists, I think it may speak equally well to all people who try to join with others to seek meaning and make a better world.) “How to Do UU” I … 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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