Posts Tagged ‘Faith in Action’

Spiritual But Not Religious

A friend was telling me recently about her experience with one of those on-line dating sites.  The sites consist of profiles of people that you can look at to see if the people interest you, and these profiles contain of lots of information about the people, including religion.  My friend said that by far the […]

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Wisdom of Play

One day the great Mulla Nasruddin was invited to deliver a sermon. First thing out of his mouth was, “Do you know what I’m going to say?” The response was NO and at that, he announced, “I have no desire to speak to people who don’t even know what I will be talking about!” and […]

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Doing Justice to Mental Illness

Doing Justice to Mental Illness Rev. Anthony Makar Jan. 11, 2015   So I want to tell you a little about my Mother. The quickest way I can invite you into her life is by sharing a dream she had repeatedly over the course of many years. When she shared it with me, it […]

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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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