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Bringing EQ to the Work – Rev. Anthony David Makar

Just this past week, after winning five primaries, He Who Shall Not Be Named offered this jewel of wisdom: “Frankly, if Hillary Clinton were a man, I don’t think she’d get 5 percent of the vote. The only thing she’s got going is the woman’s card.” How many of you are bearers of such a card? […]

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A Spiritual Perspective on Alzheimer’s

As Unitarian Universalists, we have a spiritual perspective we affirm. We affirm (in part): the inherent worth and dignity of every person; the free and responsible search for truth and meaning. We affirm, we affirm. But how might we understand these affirmations in light of Alzheimer’s? It is “one of the most cruel of diseases,” […]

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Preaching Politics

It was 1917, and America was at war. Most Unitarians were for it, including the moderator of the American Unitarian Association, former U.S. president William Howard Taft. But some were not, and this minority included John Haynes Holmes, minister of one of our most prominent churches of the time. “War,” said the Rev. Holmes, “is […]

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Costly Grace

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Sexual Intelligence

Sex therapist and educator Marty Klein, Ph. D., says that people ask him all the time about what “normal” looks like. His reply? “I say forget the number of times people have sex per month, or how often someone masturbates, or how long it takes to climax. Those averages tell you nothing. Knowing that you […]

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