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17-06-25 Hope

June 25, 2017

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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Reading on Leadership
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17-06-18: The Meaning of Ministry

June 18, 2017

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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Father's Day
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17-06-11: Washing Daily Life's Dust Off Our Souls

June 4, 2017

Wendy Gordon Weeks

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17-06-04: The Lessons from Interim Ministry

June 4, 2017

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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

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