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Ecology: Earth and Spirit

The majority of us are acutely aware that there are critical environmental issues facing us today: global climate change, depletion of species, increasing scarcity of resources…   On the whole, our collective attitude about the earth and our relationship to it … Continue reading

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Ecology: First Stirrings of Spring

All over the world and for centuries, the first day of February holds special importance. Among those groups who follow an Earth-centered spiritual path, today marks the beginning of Imbolc–Old Irish for “in the belly”.  The ancients marked this day … Continue reading

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Birth: Winter’s Calling

Here in our region of Georgia we’ve had our first (and perhaps only) snowfall of the season.  It’s only an inch or two – a light dusting, in comparison with what states to the north of us routinely experience – … Continue reading

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Birth: Sharing the Road

One morning, as I was driving my children to school, we encountered a family of deer running across the road.  All of us in the car audibly gasped in awe, and I pointed out to the boys how fortunate we … Continue reading

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Harvest: Earth Meditation

Our weather in metro Atlanta is really delightful these days, but we all know that could change soon and will change before long.  It may be that you are reading this in a part of the world where the weather … Continue reading

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Renewal: The Autumnal Equinox

For as long as I can remember, and long before I knew about or watched for the “Fall Equinox” there always came a day when the light in the air simply seemed to change. I have no other way to … Continue reading

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Renewal: Renewal of the Earth

If we think that we can somehow renew the Earth, we are deluding ourselves.  We look at the damage we have done to the Earth and think that we can renew her by cleaning up garbage dumps and rivers, by … Continue reading

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Renewal: The Acorn and the Oak

One of the beauties of the particular land that The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Gwinnett is built on is the grove of Oak Trees that forms the back side of the property.  Not only are they large, wonderful oaks, but … Continue reading

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