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17-01-08: Mens Agitat Molem: Mind over Matter

January 8, 2017

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

 Worried about the next 4 years?  Put you mind to it and don't whine!

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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17-01-01: This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land, the Next Four Years

January 1, 2017

Craig Rock with Carolyn Saunders

 

Meditation Video: I Trust You, by Karim Sulayman

Special Music Video: This Land is Your Land with Pete Seeger

Reading: A Reflection, by Terry Tempest Williams

© Craig Rock

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16-12-24/25: Christmas Eve/Day

December 24/25, 2016

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

 Abridged versions of the UUCT Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (and Hannukkah) services.

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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16-12-18: Oy Vey, Maria

December 18, 2016

Randall Springer with Rev. Lyn Oglesby and the Desert Chorale

 Holiday Pagent with narration and musical arrangements by our  very own Randall Springer!

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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

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