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Taking Refuge

Nation, we are not amused by what’s going on. An end-of-the-year USA TODAY/Pew Research Center Poll finds an overwhelming 71% of people surveyed dissatisfied with the way things are going in our country. Just 49% predict 2015 will be better—this is the first time since 1990 that optimism for the year ahead has dipped below […]

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Hope When We Can’t Breathe

Some people these days are saying that we should NOT be celebrating the holidays. Not now. Not while we can’t breathe. Do you know there are grandmothers in America (and in this very congregation) like Marlowe Thomas-Tulloch who, when she noticed how her grandson was getting bigger and taller, laid bare a truth to him: […]

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Don’t Tell Them to “Buck Up!”

Don’t Just Say “Buck Up!” Rev. Anthony Makar Nov. 16, 2014   From medical doctor Jeff Kane we hear this story, how “a university medical center surveyed its former patients about their experiences when hospitalized. One question was, ‘Of all personnel, which helped you most to feel better?’ Response categories included physicians, nurses, and […]

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Clash! – Rev. Anthony Makar

CLASH! Rev. Anthony Makar Nov. 9, 2014   Our Unitarian Universalist faith comes with a yardstick that measures truth. Truth, we believe, is present and lives among us when things are changing for the better, when good things are happening. More specifically, we ask, To what degree does a person or a community or […]

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Only Love

Only Love Rev. Anthony Makar Nov. 2, 2014   Look at all those beautiful faces [group picture]   This is from Oct. 12, people from UUCA and other North Georgia UU congregations proudly standing (and walking and riding) on the side of love and justice for the LGBTQ community at this year’s Pride Parade. […]

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