Posts with the tag “christmas”
I Believe in Love: It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
by FPUU Admin on December 7th, 2020
Throughout the ages, people have gathered during the long nights of winter to tell stories of death and rebirth. They may be stories of bravery called out from unexpected people, of a quest fulfilled after long hardship, or of ghosts returning from the dead to offer a message of new life.
I Believe in Hope: Longfellow's "Christmas Bells"
by FPUU Admin on November 29th, 2020
Longfellow wrote "Christmas Bells" after taking a walk on Christmas Day 1863 while he pondered themessage of the bells chiming from the church steeples of Boston and Cambridge.1863. You know from that date that the Civil War was on Longfellow’s mind as he took thatwalk.... read the rest of the sermon here:...
"When Fear Cramps Your Heart" - Sunday December 23, 2018
by FPUU Admin on December 23rd, 2018
The angels don’t call us to a life without fear – that is not humanly possible – and some fears are appropriate ... Rather, the angels remind us not to be bound by our fears .... They remind us when we feel fear to take a breath and consider its cause and its effect. Is it a fear coming from wisdom and intuition or a fear coming from a sense of loss or losing control? Is the effect of the fear ...
"Do Unitarian Universalists Celebrate Christmas?" - November 25, 2018
by FPUU Admin on November 26th, 2018
“Do Unitarian Universalists celebrate Christmas?” Do people ask you this question? They certainly ask me. Usually it’s somewhere between Thanksgiving and New Year’s – I’m talking to someone who knows a little about our tradition but not much, and he wonders if I’m celebrating what he’s celebrating. I always say “yes,” but the answer’s not really that simple. We may be observing the same holy ...
Avian Angels - November 26, 2017
by FPUU Admin on November 26th, 2017
Birds are everywhere at Christmas when you start to look for them. ... Read the whole sermon here:...
Be the Light - December 11, 2016
by FPUU Admin on December 11th, 2016
"One of the things I love about our Unitarian Universalist tradition is that we don’t shift the weight or the light to someone else. From our roots in early Christianity we have proclaimed that Jesus was not God but a human being, and that his good news was not that he had made things right with God for all people in all times but that he taught and lived a model of how humankind could make thing...
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