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17-02-12: Yes We Can (or the Sermon on the Amount)

February 12, 2017

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

Meditation and Message

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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17-02-05: Building the Beloved Community in Arizona

February 5, 2017

Rev. Lisa McDaniel-Hutchings

Community Minister in Affiliation with UU Congregation of Green Valley in Amado
Executive Director, Unitarian Universalist Justice Arizona Network (UUJAZ) 

© Rev. Lisa McDaniel-Hutchings

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17-01-29: Return of the Chaos Monster

January 29, 2017

Rev. Matthew Funke Crary

 © Rev. Matthew Funke Crary

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17-01-22: Question Assumptions

January 22, 2017

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

 © Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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  1. 17-01-08: Mens Agitat Molem: Mind over Matter
  2. 17-01-01: This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land, the Next Four Years
  3. 16-12-24/25: Christmas Eve/Day
  4. 16-12-18: Oy Vey, Maria
  5. 16-12-11: Is There Any Security?
  6. 16-12-04: Are You a Religious Naturalist?
  7. 16-11-27: Water Protection Action at the Dakota Access Pipeline
  8. 16-11-20: Where Do We Go From Here?
  9. 16-11-13: Giving Life the Shape of Justice
  10. 16-10-30: Are We a Hardy Church?
  11. 16-10-23: The Sky is the Limit!
  12. 16-10-16: Where Do We Go From Here?
  13. 16-10-09: The "We the People" Amendment and the UUA
  14. 16-10-02: Invisible Women: Homlessness in Tucson
  15. 16-09-25: Dying Better in the USA
  16. 16-09-18: In the Interim - A Call to Community
  17. 16-09-11: Optimism for the Future
  18. 16-09-04: Poetry Sunday
  19. 16-08-28: From Dark Gray Skies to Brighter Blue Skies
  20. 16-08-21: How Moral Clarity Fosters Change
  21. 16-08-14: Moving Prayer
  22. 16-08-07: Harmony Is Who We Are
  23. 16-07-31: Seek First to Understand
  24. 16-07-24: What We Can Learn from Others
  25. 16-07-17: Do You Fear the Unknown?
  26. 16-07-10: Love, Hope, Faith and Fun
  27. 16-06-26: Kindness and Ben's Bells
  28. 16-06-19: Amazing Grace
  29. 16-05-22: The Virtue of Sin
  30. 16-05-15: Spiritual Beings
  31. 16-04-10: I Call That Mind Free
  32. 16-04-03: Empowerment- Relating to it All: A Youth led Service
  33. 16-03-20: Elixir of Life
  34. 16-03-13: The Spirit of Generosity and Non-judgment
  35. 16-02-28: Dissecting the Anatomy of Trust: Boundaries and the Vault
  36. 16-02-21: BRAVING Trust
  37. 16-01-31: What Does It Mean to Forgive?
  38. 16-01-17: What Can We Do About Racism?
  39. 16-01-03: Does Size Matter?
  40. 15-12-27: Creating Beloved Community Through the Heart
  41. 15-11-29: Sheep in Wolves' Clothing
  42. 15-11-08: Hearing the Voiceless
  43. 15-10-11: Poetry Sunday
  44. 15-09-27: Changing Lives Through Music
  45. 15-09-06: Public Banking and Economic Inequality
  46. 15-08-09: UUs and the Spiritual
  47. 15-08-02: Interconnectedness Is Not Optional: Viewing Society Through The Lens of Science
  48. 15-07-26: In the Path of the Buddha
  49. 15-07-19: UU Myths
  50. 15-07-12: Finding a Happy Place
  51. 15-07-05: Songs, Identity, and America
  52. 15-06-28: Creating a Sense of Place
  53. 15-06-14: The Peace Corps: Toughest Job You'll Ever Love
  54. 15-05-24: The Healing Power of Music
  55. 15-05-17: Sacred Journeys
  56. 15-05-10: Self Discovery
  57. 2015: UU Testimonials
  58. 15-04-12: And Justice for All
  59. 15-04-05: To Life!
  60. 15-03-29: Youth-Led Service - What is Sacred?
  61. 15-03-08: Esperanza: Bringing Hope
  62. 15-02-15: Beyond Chocolate Hearts: Engaging Men in Making a Safer World for Women
  63. 15-02-08: The Liberal Church Finding its Mission: It's Not About You
  64. 15-02-08: UU Testimonial - Randall Springer
  65. 15-02-01: UU Testimonial - Zoey Speer
  66. 15-01-25: UU Testimonial - Michelle Maliniak
  67. 15-01-25: A Living Tradition
  68. 15-01-18: UU Testimonial - Steve Kraynak & Bob Gorden
  69. 15-01-11: Formed not Transformed by UU (Testimonial)
  70. 15-01-04: Mental Fitness for the New Year! The Tales and Tools of Two Therapists
  71. 14-12-28: My Politically Incorrect Ideas About Christmas
  72. 14-12-21: Mystery of the Big Question (A UU Testimonial)
  73. 14-11-30: Food for Thought
  74. 14-11-23: All You Need Is Love.... seriously?
  75. 14-11-16: Roots, Branches, and Wings
  76. 14-11-09: Lessons from the Town 10 Miles from Sin: Oberlin, Ohio
  77. 14-11-02: Not Just Some but All Souls
  78. 14-10-05: The Wind and the Stillness: Breath as a Tool for connecting Body, Mind, Heart, and Spirit
  79. 14-09-21: Giving Life the Shape of Justice
  80. 14-08-31: The Importance of the Unitarian Universalist Faith
  81. 14-08-24: It's a Man's World: The Spiritual Influence of Patriarchy on the Border
  82. 14-08-03: Annual Poetry Service
  83. 14-07-27: Everybody Eats, or the Spiritual Side of Eating
  84. 14-07-20: What's God Got To Do With It?
  85. 14-07-13: Do We See Through Each Other, Or Do We See Each Other Through?
  86. 14-07-06: Sanctuary: Radical Hospitality
  87. 14-06-29: A Universal Message - world view in Judaism and Modern Israel
  88. 14-06-22: We Are The Ones We've Been Waiting For...
  89. 14-06-15: I Believe in Miracles (just not the Biblical or Hallmark ones)
  90. 14-05-25: What Happened to Easter?
  91. 14-05-11: Mothers, Mothers' Day, and Peace
  92. 14-04-27: No More Deaths 10th Anniversary
  93. 14-04-20: Why Easter?
  94. 14-03-30: The Joy of Music
  95. 14-03-23: Wellspring
  96. 14-03-02: The Fingerprint of Grief
  97. 14-02-16: One in Community
  98. 14-02-09: A Valentine for Liberal Religion
  99. 14-02-02: Discrimination in the New Generation
  100. 14-01-12: Mind, Body, and Spirit
  101. 14-01-05: Friendship in the Digital Age
  102. 13-12-29: Volunteering as a Spiritual Practice
  103. 13-12-22: Teach Us All You Can of Saying "YES!"
  104. 13-12-08: God and Beyond: Spirituality for Today and Beyond
  105. 13-12-01: Opening Into Grace
  106. 13-11-10: Mohammed: Community Builder and Prophet
  107. 13-11-03: You Don’t Fear People Whose Story You Know
  108. 13-10-20: Four Reflections on Trust
  109. 13-10-13: Service, Sacrifice, and Honor
  110. 13-10-06: The Courage to Trust
  111. 13-09-29: Unitarian Universalism is Dead, Long Live Unitarian Universalism
  112. 13-09-15: A Religon for One World
  113. 13-09-08: The One That Comes From Many
  114. 13-09-01: Practice Our Preach
  115. 13-08-25: The Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism: Guideposts For Living
  116. 13-08-18: Five Smooth Stones of Liberal Religion
  117. 13-08-11: Seeing the Full Spectrum
  118. 13-08-04: Poetry Service
  119. 13-07-28: Private Prisons, Public Problems
  120. 13-07-21: What to Say About the Immigration Reform Legislation
  121. 13-07-14: My Trip to Israel
  122. 13-07-07: Can We Achieve Freedom From Fear, Anger, & Hopelessness?
  123. 13-06-30: From Promise to Commitment
  124. 13-06-23: Your Children or Your Money
  125. 13-06-16: Called
  126. 13-06-09: Beloved Community - Growing Beyond Congregations
  127. 13-06-02: Associating with the Sacred
  128. 13-05-26: Warriors in Training
  129. 13-05-19: Transforming our Lives, Transforming our Faith
  130. 13-05-12: This I Believe
  131. 13-04-28: The Doctrine of Discovery
  132. 13-04-21: Earth and Forgiveness Day
  133. 13-04-14; Truth and Reconciliation
  134. 13-04-07: Pre-forgiven
  135. 13-03-31: Easter Sunday
  136. 13-03-24: Who Are You?
  137. 13-03-17: Reflections on an Old UU Joke
  138. 13-03-10: The Beauty of Brokenness
  139. 13-03-03: The Paradox of Powerlessness
  140. 13-02-17: Evolution as Our Sacred Story
  141. 13-02-10: Standing on the Side of Love!
  142. 13-02-03: Love as a Spiritual Practice
  143. 13-01-27: Beyond Duality to Sanity
  144. 13-01-13: Adopting Goodness, not Evil!
  145. 13-01-06: Fallow Times
  146. 12-30-12: Make Time your Friend!
  147. 12-23-12: A God That Looks Like Me
  148. 12-9-12: Where is God Hiding?!?
  149. 12-2-12: Finding Quiet in a Noisy World
  150. 11-25-12: Transcending Individuality
  151. 11-18-12: How We Love: On Growing a Soul
  152. 11-11-12: Aspirations
  153. 11-4-12: Our Daily Bread
  154. 10-28-12: All About UUCT's Covenant Circles
  155. 10-21-12: The Challenge of Covenants
  156. 10-14-12: Promises
  157. 9-30-12: Beyond Borders - Where Justice and Compassion Cross our Borders
  158. 9-23-12: Is There Meaning in Pain and Suffering?
  159. 9-9-12: Freedom From Fear
  160. 9-16-12: Turning Toward Freedom
  161. 8-26-12: Accepting Gifts, Receiving Grace
  162. 8-12-12: Poetry Sunday
  163. 8-05-12: Immigrants and Tucson's Federal Court
  164. The Interdependent Community: Pathways Out of Poverty
  165. 7-15-12: Reflections on an Old UU Joke
  166. 7-22-12: Intercultural Relations Across Europe
  167. 7-29-12: The Gentle Way: Similarities between Martial Arts and Religion
  168. Bringing It Home
  169. Nothing Less Than Saving the World
  170. Spirituality and Health
  171. Born and Re-born Again
  172. Kindness Can Heal Us
  173. What Do We Really Mean by "Democracy"?
  174. Mercy and Other Non-rational Acts of Kindness
  175. Family Values and Immigration Policy
  176. A Question of Worth and Dignity
  177. Standing on the Side of Fear: How can we stop bullying before it is too late?
  178. Coming Back to Life
  179. Five Steps to Building Beloved Community
  180. Shared Ministry
  181. Bringing Justice to Phoenix
  182. Out of the Garden: Original Sin or Original Blessing?
  183. Come Dream a Dream With Me
  184. Aria in Vermillion
  185. Cowboys, Conmen and Conservatives
  186. Personality and Spirituality
  187. Human Nature
  188. Reality Television and Interfaith Dialogue
  189. The Courage to Love
  190. Where the Paths of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Unitarian Universalism Crossed
  191. I Shall Not Live in Vain
  192. Ordinary Time
  193. An Old Agnostic's Sentimental Xmas: Virginia, Santa, Rudolph, Ralphie, Scrooge, Tiny Tim and Baby Jesus
  194. The Spiritual Benefits of R.I.C.E.
  195. Waiting
  196. What We Are Thankful For
  197. After the Apocalypse: Gratitude
  198. Occupy!
  199. The Worst Mistake the Church (Any Church) Can Make Right Now
  200. Day of the Dead
  201. DOGs and Other Super-Natural Beings
  202. Faith in Pink
  203. Living in a Multi-Religious World
  204. Morality and Human Nature
  205. Entertaining Angels Unaware
  206. Restoring Ruins
  207. DA/GA 2011 and 2012
  208. Coming Home
  209. The Ethical Side of Climate Change: Compassion
  210. Looking in the Mirror: Who are We?
  211. U.S Immigration and Border Policy: A Call for Compassion and Justice
  212. Not Just for Black History Month
  213. Genderqueer and Here
  214. Happy Birthday U.S.A.!
  215. Today's Ancient Wisdom
  216. Keepers of Light
  217. If Not Now, When? (A Look at the Election)
  218. The Flying Trapeze and the Fine Art of Freedom
  219. Trusting Life in the Presence of Death
  220. UUism in the French Speaking World
  221. Our Legacy: Honoring the Past, Looking Forward to the Future
  222. Letters From a Phoenix Jail
  223. What’s Your Worldview?
  224. Blindspots, Rearview Mirrors, and Headlights
  225. A Noisy Silence - Poetry Service
  226. 5 Vital Signs of Spiritual Health
  227. Family Resemblances and 'Language-Games'
  228. Chaos and Creativity
  229. Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Just as Well...Or Better?
  230. Reflections after Fifty Years in Ministry
  231. Don't Wait
  232. The Meaning of Welcome
  233. Independence and Interdependence: Thoughts on both Topics
  234. The Value of Vulnerability
  235. This Land Is My Land -- ?
  236. Spill Baby, Spill
  237. Vessels and Voyages
  238. Grace Across the Ages
  239. Happy 200th Birthday, Margaret Fuller
  240. Coming of Age in an Age of Uncertainty
  241. Be the Change: Three Crucial Changes for Times Such as These
  242. Earth in the Balance
  243. Beyond Local Thinking
  244. The Actual U
  245. Easter: A Time to Forgive
  246. Something About Addictions
  247. Taking a Risk for Justice
  248. Universalism: Past, Present and Future
  249. The Things We Do For Love
  250. Standing on the Side of Love
  251. What I Love About Unitarian Universalism
  252. Violence and Anarchy on the Border
  253. Confronting Evil
  254. I Have a Dream
  255. The State of the Church
  256. Looking Back, Looking Forward
  257. Struggles and Progress in Swaziland
  258. Night of Wonder, Night of Silence
  259. Enumerating God: None, One, or Many
  260. Three Miraculous Births
  261. The Gospel According to St. Lute
  262. The Lost Art of Thinking
  263. Stories of Hope: Guest at Your Table
  264. Question Authority
  265. Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
  266. A Conscience is a Terrible Thing to Waste
  267. An Agreement With Life
  268. The Community Food Bank
  269. Universalist Heritage
  270. Class Matters
  271. Wise Restraints That Set Us Free
  272. Free Pulpit, Free Pew
  273. To Whom It May Concern: A Sermon on Prayer
  274. One Family
  275. Poetry Sunday
  276. Who Knows What Will Come To You?
  277. Will the Minister Be Speaking in the Service Today?
  278. Life or Litter? The Value of People and Hope
  279. Parts of the Bible You Do Not Know
  280. Chaplain Stories
  281. Eating as a Spiritual Practice
  282. Gifts of Our Fathers
  283. Faith of Our Fathers
  284. To See Beauty, Even When It’s Not Pretty
  285. A Nomination for the Greatest Unitarian Ever
  286. We Remember
  287. Milestone Moments: A Service of Rituals
  288. Many Hands Make Light Work
  289. Ritual
  290. Earth Day
  291. Music of My Heart
  292. Friendship as Spiritual Practice
  293. Light, Life, Freedom, and Love
  294. Civil Initiative
  295. First Things First
  296. Three Keys for Abundant Living That Will Work Even Now
  297. Divine Creation
  298. Jazz and the Art of Making Justice
  299. Here I Am. Send Me.
  300. And a Child Shall Lead
  301. Getting Unstuck (While the Getting's Good)
  302. Willing to Forgive
  303. Weaving the Web of Trust
  304. New Beginnings
  305. Light One Candle
  306. Find a Stillness
  307. Where Justice and Compassion Cross All Borders
  308. Stone Soup for Thanksgiving?
  309. Loss: An Inevitable Journey
  310. Finding Hope in Troubled Times
  311. Out Many, One
  312. Growing in Spirit
  313. Seasons of Life, Seasons of Loss
  314. And the word is no
  315. Welcoming the Stranger
  316. Ministry in the New Millennium
  317. Diversity and the Interdependent Web of Existence
  318. Engaging Our Theological Diversity
  319. What Americans Believe
  320. Reflections from Nicaragua
  321. Deep Like the Rivers
  322. Seeking the Purpose of Life
  323. Bless this Home
  324. Language of Reverence
  325. Sharing The WUUrd: Poetry Service
  326. A New Look at the Universe
  327. Tell me your image of God and I will tell you your theology
  328. We hold these truths ...
  329. Integrity or Success?
  330. By Their Roots You Shall Know Them
  331. Peace Means the Beginning of a New World
  332. Desert Spirituality
  333. UUs Who Made a Difference
  334. Singing Our Peace: A Musical Contemplation
  335. Faith Without Certainty
  336. Our Unitarian Universalists Brothers in Africa
  337. Univeralists and Unitarians on Easter
  338. Always a Mother
  339. Just War or just War

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