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How Proust Can Change Your Life

It was Pride Sunday several weeks ago, and the parade was done. I was headed home. I caught MARTA and took it to Lindbergh Station, where I’d parked my car hours earlier. 2,876 more words

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Better Than Oprah?

Circle round for freedom
Circle round for peace
For all of us imprisoned
Circle for release…

This circle is something I missed terribly two years ago when I was on sabbatical. 2,802 more words

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Drawing from the Well I: Judaism and Christianity on Peace

In the Hebrew Bible we read, “Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of saving health” (Isaiah 12:3). We Unitarian Universalists do this whenever we draw from our Six Sources of Unitarian Universalist faith, which are… 2,635 more words

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On Befriending One’s Inner Sheep: A Rosh Hashanah Reflection

Rosh Hashanah, we know, is the beginning of a ten-day period of soul searching that concludes with Yom Kippur. It is a time for Teshuvah… 2,802 more words

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Sarah Gives Birth To Isaac: A Rosh Hashanah Reflection

The person who walks amidst the songs of birds
and thinks only of what he will have for dinner
hears–but does not really hear.

People who hear the sound of the Shofar… 1,707 more words

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The Great Journey

This morning we begin with an insight from writer Jeremy Dowsett that stems from his experience as a bicyclist. He rides a bike, and that’s taught him something. 2,531 more words

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I just came back from a fabulous trip...but what is truly amazing is what I learned when I got back to work

I was away for three weeks…mountains, lakes, the sea, fresh air, food, wine, and love. A truly perfect vacation!

While I was away though, Sarah continued working away in creating a magical Bliss weekend. 350 more words