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Tuesday, December 31, 2019
And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were.”~ Rainer Maria Rilke “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” ~ George Eliot “Each day is a new beginning, the chance to do with it what should be done and not to be seen as simply another day to...
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Dear Friends,When I was a child, it was the joy of helping decorate, Christmas baking, visiting Santa, then the excitement of Christmas Eve when my family had their big celebration and Christmas Day when we visited my grandparents.  Before we opened our gifts, we read the...
Friday, November 15, 2019
 Dear Friends, The first lines of a traditional hymn say, “Joyful, joyful we adore Thee, God of glory, Lord of love. Hearts unfold like flowers before Thee, opening to the sun above.” When I look out at our congregation on Sunday mornings, I am filled with love. I see us as a...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
“Things change all the time, so why do people make such a philosophical to-do that things are constantly in transition?” ~ Twila Tharp “You are always leaving one chapter behind while moving on to the next.” ~ Anonymous “It is when we are in transition that we are most...
Monday, September 2, 2019
Dear Friends,This past week I have had a great opportunity to focus on healing. On August 19th I had total hip replacement surgery. Following two years of living with serious pain, this came as a welcomed gift. What I hadn’t remembered about surgery, is that the healing process...
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Dear Friends,As I wrote in last month’s eNote and have spoken about on Sundays, the theme of the 2019 Unity People’s Convention was One Humanity, Many Stories. I know the power of story. At the convention though, I was reminded that stories change us individually, change...
Monday, July 1, 2019
 Dear Friends,What a joy to connect with you this month! I write this evening from Kansas City where last week Ken and I had our Licensing and Ordination interviews. We received excellent feedback and both graduated as licensed Unity ministers. We worked six years to get to this...
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Dear Friends,When June rolls around, we often think of celebrations—Father’s Day, graduations, and weddings. This year, one celebration holds special significance for Unity Church in Redding, Ken, and me. On June 17, Ken and I graduate as licensed Unity ministers! For the first...
Friday, June 29, 2018
 Dear Friends, Last week while driving to work, a surge of happiness washed through me. As I looked at the trees bursting forth in spring green, the fresh new grass, and bright colored poppies, I felt elated to be alive.Then my intellectual mind kicked in and I began to think, "...
Saturday, March 31, 2018
 Dear Friends,Each Sunday morning when we gather for service, I experience a sense of joy that comes from the gratitude that I feel for each of you. Being your spiritual leader is a privilege and an honor. I trust that you feel the commitment and love that I have for you and our...

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