Revising the Good Life

Redefining the Good Life UU Church of the Palouse ● January 12, 2014   Opening Words              In this season of long nights, we offer as opening words this morning a little poem by May Sarton   Help us to be the always hopeful Gardeners of the Spirit Who know that without darkness Nothing…

Burning Service

  The Burning Service UUCP ● December 29, 2013                                                                                                        Opening Words by Sylvia Howe:   On this first Sunday of the New Year, Like Janus we gather with part of us looking backward and part of us looking forward. We gather on the edge of the New Year      Saddened by our losses,     …

Christmas Eve 2013

Christmas Eve Service:  O Holy Night December 24, 2013, 9 pm ● UU Church of the Palouse   Opening Words and Chalice Lighting   We stand with eyes toward the east, awaiting the rising of the star.                 Hoping that love shall become flesh and dwell among us… Hoping that compassion shall be born again…

Light and Darkness, Within and Without

The Light and the Darkness, Within and Without UU Church of the Palouse ● December 15, 2013   Meditation   Sonnets to Orpheus, Part Two, XXIX ~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~   Quiet friend who has come so far, feel how your breathing makes more space around you. Let this darkness be a bell tower…