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Easter: A Celebration of Joy
Each year as I prepare an Easter sermon I have in mind the words of Rev Dr. Frederick May Eliot, president of the American Unitarian Association from 1937 until his death in 1958. “When I go to church on Easter I expect to be reminded of the elemental truth that in this universe of ours with all its hesitancies and timidities and tragedy, the tides of life are flowing fresh, manifold, and free. I expect to find myself swept into […]
The Thrill of Victory & The Agony of Defeat
For several years these words were the lead-in for ABC’s Wide World of Sports, but they have application to our entire national life. On this Super Bowl Sunday Rev. Paul Johnson looks at the positive and negative features of our national mania for competition.
The Courage of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Perhaps the most outstanding and challenging aspect of MLK’s legacy is his courage. What does it say about this important virtue in general and how does it apply to us?
Practice Random Acts of Kindness in 2021
I’ve long been impressed with this simple statement which came to Ann Herbert in a Sausalito restaurant in the early 1980’s. She wrote it on her placemat and shared it with a fellow sitting nearby who in turn shared it with others. It spread throughout the land. A book was written. Oprah did a program on it. A foundation was started. It’s due for a revival. – Rev. Paul
Pinchos Kurinsky talks about the art of deep listening and our need to be heard.
So exceedingly grateful
Not able to attend church Sundays and not always able to catch the livestream. I try to watch the sermons on youtube but I’ve been pining for these to be uploaded in podcast form for YEARS! I have found you! Please continue!! Love love love love! So happy I could cry!