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What IS Spirituality??

Neuroscientists Andrew Newberg and Eugene D’Aquili say something fascinating in their book Why God Won’t Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief. One of their many experiments involved... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Love Me In My Shame

Everyone in this space has probably heard of Unitarian Universalism’s Seven Principles, but have you ever heard of the Seven Anti-Principles? (The answer is NO, because I cooked them up just yest... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Now What?

Part 1 These days I’m asking “Now what! ?” constantly, and in a certain tone that blends outrage, fear, and embarrassment. Now what! ? When Congressman John Lewis questioned the legitimacy of... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

I Can’t Do It Alone

“As you float now, where I held you / and let go,” says the father of Philip Booth’s poem entitled “First Lesson, “remember when fear / cramps your heart what I told you: / lie gently and... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

The Serenity Prayer

God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things that should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other. Praying thes... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Lessons From “A Christmas Carol”

“Oh, Man! look here. Look, look, down here! ” This is the Ghost of Christmas Present speaking, from a book published 173 years ago, A Christmas Carol. All 6,000 copies of the first edition sold... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Tomorrow Comes, Tomorrow Comes, and We Shall All Be Free

What Americans commonly call the “First Thanksgiving” was observed by the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation, sometime between Sept. 21 and Nov. 11, 1621. Out of the hundred folks who came over on... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Who We Will Be

Comments beginning worship at UUCA on Nov. 13, 2016 Before we do anything else, we need to name what’s in the room. Shock, bewilderment, numbness, anger, fear, tears. Pretty much all the predicti... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

The Uses (and Misuses) of Outrage

Last Sunday in this space I spoke about Siddhartha Gautama’s crooked path to Buddhahood. I brought you with me to the foot of a Bo Tree near Gaya in Northern India, to a time 2500 years ago, to a... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Are We Outraged Yet?

“In outrage we trust”: put that on the dollar. We say we hate the incivility, so why the popularity, 47 million daily drinking it in, superconcentrated vinegar of some doomsday fearmongerer and... [read more]

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