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Sunday Services (November 2014)

Services for November 2014 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula

theme: Resilience

November 2nd: “Navigators USA — Nature, Inclusion, Community”

Every first Sunday of the month, our Share-the-Basket partner is Navigators USA Chapter 58, the UUFP’s very own co-ed, inclusive scouting group.   732 more words

Sunday Services

We're either helping to STOP or ENABLE domestic violence. How will we use our voices?

Seven weeks ago, I shared a very personal experience involving domestic violence. Hours after posting it, I felt consumed with REGRET. It felt as though I had emotionally stripped down in front of everyone. 381 more words

Slowing, Presence, and Compassion...

For the last couple days I’ve been pondering the discipline of “slowing.” Slowing involves being present to the world around us and an almost outright refusal to lead a harried, frenetic life. 725 more words

October 30 Infusion Of Hope

Lamentations 2:20-3:66;  Hebrews 1:1-14;  Psalm 102:1-28;  Proverbs 26:21-22

“He has walled me in..He has weighed me down with chains….He shuts out my prayer…He has barred my way with blocks of stone; He has made my paths crooked. 

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It's a different kind of misery...

I have flown with Abigail by myself a LOT. Most recently, we flew back from Boston yesterday. While admittedly, most people in the airport and on the plane are VERY helpful and understanding, there are always a few that are exceptionally unpleasant. 264 more words

Personal

This Gospel Is Not, I Repeat, Is Not About Character Improvement

It may be unintentional, but we make a serious mistake when we reduce good news to its results, such as patience, sobriety, and compassion, in the lives of those who have heard it.   52 more words

Gospel

Change by Conpassion

I have been following the news from Hong Kong, my homeland, for a month. Hong Kong has never been so divided before. I think the conflicts were caused by the growing discontent towards the government policies towards the mainland Chinese, the increasing gap between the rich and the poor, the keen competition of resources, the PRC apathy towards the public voice for a more transparent government and growing corruption. 284 more words

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