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Generic Prayer Instructions

Find nature, then be in it. Go to a body of placid water. Sit. Notice who is in charge of the planets and the earth. Not you, is it? Very well. Keep sitting. Create a body of placid water. Notice … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: Anxiety Dream

I dreamt I had to give a presentation to a huge number of people. I arrived extra early, just to make sure I had time to prepare. I was left to myself, no one disturbed me, and one thought came … Continue reading

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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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“Dreamcatcher” sermon (text)

“Living a Visionary Life” Grow a Soul Sermon #2 “Dreamcatcher” sermon by Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County September 22, 2013   This year’s theme is “living a visionary life”. So if I’m inviting you to … Continue reading

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“Being Human” sermon (audio)

Sermon from January 20, 2013, fronted by a lovely version of “Sisters and Brothers”, written by Stephen Lawrence and Bruce Hart, performed by our choir   .http://chirb.it/IGqpxG    

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Questions about your spiritual growth – part 2

  Seven Suggestions toward Spiritual Growth (by Bob Janis-Dillon) Here are seven tips on how to nurture spiritual growth on the individual level. 1.       Attend Services whenever you can. Services are the heart of our communal religious life as a … Continue reading

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Questions about your spiritual growth – part 1

Spiritual growth can be hard to define. Everyone’s spirituality is unique. Below are some questions that may help you explore your own personal spirituality, and how you might like to see that spirituality deepen. Where do you find your spirit nurtured? Do … Continue reading

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