Monthly Archives: November 2013

The People We See Everyday

This Sunday , I gave a homily based on a wonderful book, 365 Thank Yous, The Year a Simple Act of Daily Gratitude Changed My Life by John Kralik.  There are too many good passages to fit in the homily, … Continue reading

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Soulful Imaginings

In looking forward to next Wednesday’s Beatles-themed Soulful Sundown, I became curious about the spiritual/religious viewpoints of the Fab Four. It was interesting to learn that John Lennon was a choirboy, and first met Paul McCartney at a church function.  … Continue reading

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Providing Hope

For the past few years, we have had theological themes for sermons each month.  This year, Hannah and I are doing something a little different. Rather than themes, we are using texts. In October, Hannah reflected on Robert Frost’s poem … Continue reading

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Incredibly Human

Jennifer Schlickbernd has been a member of Neighborhood UU Church for five years.  Here is her story about traveling last Friday. On Friday, November 1, I was planning to go to the airport for a trip I had been looking … Continue reading

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The Art of Humanizing

The recent discovery of over 1,400 works of art in Germany, supposedly stolen by the Nazis from museums and individuals, is rather astonishing, and good news.  Mostly modern paintings – though not entirely – the paintings were what the Nazis … Continue reading

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