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Service: The Power of Music – May 18th, 2014

Presented 5/18/2014 at First Universalist of Turner Center, Maine. Ringing of the bell, prelude, announcements and Doxology after the congregation’s usual custom. Chalice lighting (sung): Rise up, O Flame, by thy light glowing Show to us beauty, vision and joy! … Continue reading

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For All The Saints

For all the saints, who from their labors rest, Who Thee by faith before the worlds confessed, Thy name, Most Holy, be forever blessed: Alleluia! Alleluia! Yes, it’s a traditional hymn. Yes, we did change some of the words. Yes, … Continue reading

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And who am I to bear this water?

The days whip by so fast now. I keep imagining that soon, soon things will settle down into the new normal, whatever that looks like, and I will be focused – reading my assignments and showing up sharp and together … Continue reading

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Housekeeping

Whew. Did some blog maintenance tonight, tidying up tags and categories and such. Haven’t had much time for writing. It’s been one of those waves of busy wherein I just do not make time for deep reflection in the crush … Continue reading

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On the Feast of Stephen

Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast of Stephen Where the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even; Brightly shone the moon that night, though the frost was cruel, When a poor man came in sight, gathering … Continue reading

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O Come, Emmanuel

O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here Until the Son of God appear: Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, o Israel! It’s been stuck in my head for days now, maybe … Continue reading

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