“Radical Acceptance”

American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr’s Serenity Prayer is a personal request for “the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.”  For most of us, courage and wisdom are reasonable and worthy, but accepting our limits is easier

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“Rolling Back the Stone”

This year’s Easter Sunday will feature empty churches as worshippers keep themselves at home to help “flatten the curve”.  How will the good news of Easter be celebrated when people can’t gather in person to sing and rejoice?  What might we find in the story of Easter to give us

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“Long Haul People”

This month, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula has made a big decision.  What wisdom may we find, in poetry, myth and history, to carry us through the work we have ahead of us and the commitment we have made to a brave future?  What spiritual resources will we need

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A Note of Hope

Advent Sunday marks the beginning of a season of spiritual preparation for Christmas. As such, we light the first candle on the Advent wreath, the Candle of Hope. Given the individual aspiration to grow for oneself a life of meaning, the congregational vision of a beloved community for all who

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