Monthly Archives: October 2012

To Remember and Honor

Rev. Dr. Jim Nelson Halloween, Day of the Dead, All Saints Day: time to remember those who have passed through our lives and recognize the spirits that still live with us and in us.  It is a haunted time of … Continue reading

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I Give Thanks

Dear God, I give thanks for those I love And who love me, who are my suns and moons, stars and planets. They are the wind and the seas, Mountains and the plains. They are my earth, My night and … Continue reading

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More Than a Meal

Delphine Vasko, NUUC Member As the mom and dad of two-year-old twins, my husband Matt and I are often asked how we survived those first few months… you know those months, the ones that pass in a haze of sleep … Continue reading

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I voted today – mailed in my ballot as I do each election.  I do miss going to the polls on election day.  There is something so democratic about standing in line with neighbors, checking in, and closing the curtain … Continue reading

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The Power of Change

Christina Shu, Ministerial Intern Greek philosopher Heraclitus wrote, “You cannot step in the same river twice.” Heraclitus based his philosophy on change as the only constant; Buddhists would agree. Buddhists believe that suffering, or dukha, comes from our attachments and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Reverence

For years, my morning routine has been to get up (a good way to start the day), have a glass of orange juice, make a cup of espresso coffee, read the paper, then sit in silence and write a prayer.  … Continue reading

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Searching for Hope

Christina Shu, Neighborhood Church Ministerial Intern I have always been deeply interested in interfaith dialogue and religious pluralism. From organizing an interfaith youth conference in high school, to studying Buddhist-Christian dialogue in college, to working with interfaith college councils as … Continue reading

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