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Advent (Peace): Harried and Hurried?

Rev. Jan introduced us to the idea of emotional literacy, and I realized, through her reflection, that for most of my life I have been in touch with the emotion called “peacefulness”.  Peacefulness is the feeling of connection.  The sense … Continue reading

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Advent (Peace): Waging Peace

“It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.”  ~ Eleanor Roosevelt  As we enter the second week of the season of Advent, we … Continue reading

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Renewal: A Spiritual Practice for Peace

Most of us have a fair amount of turmoil associated with living, working, loving, raising children and tending our elders.  Our turmoil also includes the politics of the world, both at home and abroad.  The threat of more war is … Continue reading

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September 11 – Renewal: Patriot Day

Twelve years ago tragedy befell this nation in the form of what have come to be referred to as “the attacks on 9/11”.  In the aftermath of that horrific event, the spirit of patriotism was renewed in this country and … Continue reading

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