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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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When the Equations Found God

Physicists were floored last week when, working through the mathematics of a few kinks in quantum irregularity, the equations, all of a sudden, proved the existence of God. God, it turned out, is five-foot-seven, and female, though he wears a … Continue reading

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Deal with God

Deal with God Sometimes I offer to make a deal with God. “I’ll tell you about my resistance to prayer,” I say, “If you’ll explain the Holocaust.” God declines to comment, and the lawyers make their prepared statements on his … Continue reading

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Blessing of the Animals Sermon (text)

“The Blessing of the Animals” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon The First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County May 25, 2014 I want to begin with what has to one of the most obvious statement of faith anyone has ever made: I … Continue reading

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This summer, I’ve been pondering a quest

This summer, I’ve been pondering a question of deep theological significance: the possible existence of Santa Claus. August may seem like an odd month for such matters. I probably wouldn’t be thinking about this at all if I did a … Continue reading

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