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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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16-12-11: Is There Any Security?

December 11, 2016

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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16-12-04: Are You a Religious Naturalist?

December 4, 2016

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby

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Meditaion on Anger:
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16-11-27: Water Protection Action at the Dakota Access Pipeline

November 27, 2016

Betsy McMillan

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

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