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I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas, But Everything’s Gone Blue

“Drops of pain, flow like rain, tell why your tears are falling: for humankind, so frail, unkind, or for your own life’s calling?”[1] Words from Unitarian Universalist songwriter Shelly Jackson Denham. “Tell why your tears are falling.” There’s really only … Continue reading

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Joy Will Come: A Christmas Story

By Rev. Josh Pawelek and the UUS:E Youth Group / With poems by Molly Vigeant Part I “I don’t want to have a tree this year,” said Mom. “I just don’t.” And that was the end of it. No more discussion. … Continue reading

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Transitions

There’s a reading in our hymnal entitled, “Change Alone is Unchanging.”[1] It’s attributed to the ancient Greek philosopher, Heraklietos, also known as the weeping philosopher. “In searching for the truth,” he says, “be ready for the unexpected. Change alone is … Continue reading

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