Category Archives: Prayers & Meditations

A Prayer for Beginning

[I wrote this prayer for the Tuesday morning opening worship at the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association ‘Ministry Days’ in New Orleans, LA, June 20, 2017] Let us pray.   Holy One, thank you, thank you, thank you for this time … Continue reading

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Does Not Compute by Molly Vigeant

[Molly Vigeant wrote this poem in support of the worship service and sermon at UUS:E on 6/4/17] ******** my mind connects each neuron like a cable to a memory that means something to me, my cables connect finding results to … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Transgender Day of Remembrance

[Spoken at the 2016 Transgender Day of Remembrance service, Metropolitan Community Church of Hartford, CT] Precious and loving God, You whom we know by many names and none, You who reside in the heart of the so many faiths, the … Continue reading

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Watch Berlin Syndrome (2017) Full Movie Online and Download

Berlin Syndrome (2017) Duration 116 min Genre Thriller. Release May 25, 2017 Cast Teresa Palmer, Max Riemelt, Matthias Habich, Lucie Aron, Emma Bading, Lara Marie Müller, Matthias Russel, Elmira Bahrami, Christoph Franken, Viktor Baschmakov, Mascha Wolf, Nassim Avat. Language English, … Continue reading

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After ‘He is Risen!’ — A Post-Easter Litany

This post-Easter litany is modeled after Howard Thurman’s “Now the Work of Christmas Begins.” It was prepared for Moral Monday CT’s Week of Holy Action, Mach 28th to April 4th, 2016.  After the Hosannahs have all been shouted, After anguished … Continue reading

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Living in Shades of Gray

Late November sun shines dimly on cold gray mornings, on leafless gray branches, on still gray ponds. After autumn’s beauty has shown forth, after its grandeur has lifted spirits, after its fanfare has inspired, it all finally gives way to … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Colleagues

[I offered this prayer during the 25/50 worship service at the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association 2015 Ministry Days.] Holy One, Holy All: Thank you, thank you, thank you for this morning. Thank you, thank you, thank you for this day. … Continue reading

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May We Stretch Our Hearts

In this new summer season may we stretch our hearts; may we journey beyond the safety of our well-worn paths, beyond our customs and habits, beyond the comfort of our regular lives.     In this new summer season may … Continue reading

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Call to Worship (for the installation of the Revs. Cathy and Heather Rion Starr)

Because the spirit says do, let us worship together! Because the spirit says sing, let us worship together! Because the spirit says dance, laugh, shout, let us worship together! Because the spirit says grow, build, fashion, shape, create beloved community, … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Welcoming Families of All Kinds

We are a gentle, angry people. Angry that still so many are left out, left behind, shoved aside, ignored, isolated, alienated, made invisible, exploited, oppressed, incarcerated, forgotten.\u00a0\n And we are gentle, loving people too. Yes, in our best vision of … Continue reading

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