From Rev. Dave

Spiritual Focus: Forgiveness

Posted on Oct 1, 2015 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Spiritual Focus: Forgiveness

If I’m going to keep somebody imprisoned, I have to be there, at the door, keeping it tightly closed, holding the key. If I’m going to keep somebody imprisoned, I am in prison, too.

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Spiritual Focus: Faith

Posted on Sep 9, 2015 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Spiritual Focus: Faith

"To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead, you relax and float."

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Gather the waters. Gather the spirit.

Posted on Aug 31, 2015 in From Rev. Dave

Gather the waters. Gather the spirit.

Like the waters that over millions of years cut the Grand Canyon, revealing a path of transformation and astounding beauty; so can tears of healing flow to seek the ocean of blessing.

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Grieve as you are willing and able…

Posted on Jul 21, 2015 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave

Grieve as you are willing and able…

The loss of somebody who entered my heart isn't something to "get over." Get through; maybe. Get along with; more like it.

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Spiritual Focus: Spiritual Growth

Posted on May 6, 2015 in From Rev. Dave

Spiritual Focus: Spiritual Growth

If it’s not changing, it’s not alive; and if it’s not growing, it’s dead.

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Celebrating the Kwanzaa Principle of “Imani”

Posted on Dec 30, 2014 in From Rev. Dave

Celebrating the Kwanzaa Principle of “Imani”

On December 28th, 2014, we gathered to honor Kwanzaa and the principle of Imani or “faith.” Acknowledging that ours is a religious tradition that lives with both faith and doubt, everybody we know has faith in something because a truly faith-less person would never get out of bed! Starting off with Charlie Brown Christmas music from Tom Roberts and then sharing song together and food for the Pantry, Rev. Dave set the Kwanzaa table and shared a faith-full story from our Universalist past, Rev. John Murray preaching in Thomas Potter’s chapel in Good Hope, New Jersey. We heard...

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