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Woyaya: Pilgrimage

I am a big fan of synchronicity, the connection that can be found between randomly occurring events; I experienced one such unexpected moment recently.  I serve on the sabbatical committee at church, helping the congregation travel the days to come … Continue reading

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Woyaya: Already Going

This is the time of year that we tend to line up all our faults and one by one proclaim how we’ll change them. I’ll be less sarcastic. I’ll be more organised. I’ll get things done well before the deadline. … Continue reading

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Love Makes a Bridge: Connection Through Writing

I find that every day I make a connection with myself.  I write something I didn’t know I had the ability to, or I speak of things beyond my own imagination.  I see a new side of myself every single … Continue reading

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Love Makes a Bridge: Live and Learn

When I was a child living in Tacoma, Washington, I remember watching film footage of the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in 1940.  The bridge had only been opened a few months when wind gusts hit it the wrong … Continue reading

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Love Makes a Bridge: Chords of Many Strands

The last verse of Love Makes a Bridge says: Love makes a bridge that winds may shake yet not destroy. Love carries faith through life and death to endless joy.* If you’ve ever seen a suspension bridge you know that … Continue reading

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Love Makes a Bridge: Trust and Tension

In the hymn “Love Makes a Bridge” one of the verses says: Love lifts the hopes that force and fear have beaten down. Love breaks the chains and gives us strength to stand our ground.* When I think about this … Continue reading

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Love Makes a Bridge: Hand to Hand

In between the Open Roads of our lives there are these connectors that span over the empty spaces where roads cannot be laid for one reason or another. They are called Bridges. You should know right now that I am … Continue reading

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Return Again: The Power of Faith and Belief

I think that embracing UU principles and the covenants we make together in support of them is an act of courage that requires faith and belief.  Doing this requires far more from me than the recitation of a creed.in order … Continue reading

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July 11–Blessings: Mirrors and Monsters

 Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Diaz wrote: “There’s this idea that monsters don’t have reflections in a mirror.  And what I’ve always thought isn’t that monsters don’t have reflections in a mirror. It’s that if you want to make a … Continue reading

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June 28 – Listening: How do I Hear the Divine?

I believe the divine is inside all of us just waiting to be heard.  That inner voice is our divine… You all know about that inner voice right? The one that tells you not to take a certain job or … Continue reading

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