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When I was a college senior, I met the woman I would be married to for many years. It was not easy going. I was still very early in my process of just beginning to understand my birth family circumstances, just beginning to name it as dysfunction and trauma, just beginning to start the journey of recovery. 2,222 more words

Sermons And Homilies

America is facing an Identity Crisis

25 And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand. 1,430 more words

Bible References

Turning Loneliness Around

Several years ago, writer Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker shared the story of his four-year-old daughter’s imaginary friend. A very concerning story, because this was no usual childhood playmate who shares toys and dutifully takes orders. 2,004 more words

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How to Curate Human Potential

You might have heard that the great Muhammad Ali died this past Friday at the age of 74 years. This was a man who, besides being the world heavyweight boxing champion three times, transformed what it meant to be a sports hero. 2,018 more words

Sermons And Homilies

Ten Commandments for Talking About Religion With Kids

Kids ask parents over 300 questions a day. Every two minutes 36 seconds, on average. 105,120 questions a year. That’s the finding of a recent survey in Britain involving 1000 moms with children between ages two and ten. 2,782 more words

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Love & Compassion: Accepted Discipleship/Indigo

This post illustrates some ways to induce greater love and compassion in ourselves as a spiritual practice. Learning to do these without sentiment, free from glamours (or delusions), and with great insight and humility is essential both to the stages of Accepted Discipleship in the Ageless Wisdom teachings and Indigo in the Integral teachings. 1,942 more words

Esoteric Psychology

A Spiritual Perspective on Alzheimer’s

As Unitarian Universalists, we have a spiritual perspective we affirm. We affirm (in part):

  • the inherent worth and dignity of every person;
  • the free and responsible search for truth and meaning.
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