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Holy Abrasions (sermon)

The Unitarian Society, a Unitarian Universalist Congregation East Brunswick, New Jersey Someone I know from Western Massachusetts facilitates marriage and parenting workshops. The title of her most popular workshop makes me chuckle, “Do you want to be right or do … Continue reading

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If We Don’t Believe in Hell, Does It Exist? (sermon)

First Parish Church of Groton (For audio version, click here.) Generally I leave dystopian novels and movies – fictional stories about dehumanizing world futures — to the young people in my life, but recently one novel, Station Eleven, had been … Continue reading

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Missing Mudita: On Collegiality and Sympathetic Joy

I was looking for the missing brahmavihara. Walking around the beautiful grounds of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts, where I was spending three days in a self-directed silent retreat, I happened upon the many outdoor benches offered. … Continue reading

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