Category Archives: Spirituality

This is God

Ask ten Unitarian Universalists about God and you’ll receive ten different answers.  My church refuses to be limited by a singular explanation of such a staggering concept; instead, people are encouraged to explore their own personal ideas.  I struggle when … Continue reading

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#BahHumbug

My dear friend Bethany invited me to Highpoint Church with her two weeks ago.  No sooner than I walked through the door did I realize it wasn’t your typical Bible Belt affair– emblazoned on the front of the program handed to … Continue reading

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Dear friends, hippos, reincarnation

“Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing.  There is a time for silence.  A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny.  And a time to prepare to pick up the … Continue reading

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Updates part 49034953

One to three sentence updates on twelve topics rolling around in my head. 1.)  Delighted as I may be to have my new iPhone [having been without a cellular device since April and all] with my old number, this is … Continue reading

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Halloween, Samhain, Creepy Cupids

We spent Halloween at Theresa’s with the usual crew.  Conspicuously absent were Maris and her family.  Things just weren’t the same without them.  When my soul sister’s not there the best I can hope for is Benedict Cumberbatch status. In … Continue reading

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What a lovely ear

“Love is friendship that has caught fire.  It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving.  It is loyalty through good and bad times.  It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” ~ Ann Landers Several … Continue reading

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100% UU

Plagued by insomnia I’ve spent the night on a spiritual Google mission.  I took Select Smart’s ‘What Religion Are You?’ quiz, something I’ve taken before with virtually identical results.  It doesn’t surprise me in the least that my only 100% … Continue reading

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