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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Learning to Breathe (3/20/16)

28:03 – Selections from our Sunday Morning Worship Service at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair by Rev. Dr. Justin S. Osterman.

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THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” 
From Stepping into Freedom: Rules of Monastic Practice for Novices
–Thích Nhất Hạnh,

PRAYER & MEDITATION

READINGS
From Genesis 2:4-7
From “PADI Diver Manual,” by Dennis Graver

SERMON
“Learning to Breathe”
by Rev. Dr. Justin S. Osterman

CLOSING WORDS

Liturgist:
Lou Dodge

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Youth Worship as a CON-gregation (3/13/2016)

5:45 – Selections from our Sunday Morning Worship Service at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair by UUCM Senior Youth.

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THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”
— Rumi

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”
— Hanh Nhat Thich

“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”
— Tom Bodett

“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.”
— Kurt Vonnegut

PRAYER & MEDITATION

READINGS
From “Letter to All the People,” by Chief Seattle

REFLECTION
by Emma Silverman

CLOSING WORDS

Liturgist:
Lou Dodge

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This Above All (3/6/2016)

30:43 – Selections from our Sunday Morning Worship Service at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair by Rev. Dr. Justin S. Osterman.

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THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY

“Know thyself.”
–Greek maxim from the Temple of Apollo at Delphi (≈500 BCE)

PRAYER & MEDITATION

READINGS
From Hamlet, Act 1, scene 3
From “Falling Upward,” by Richard Rohr

SERMON
“This Above All”
by Rev. Dr. Justin S. Osterman

CLOSING WORDS

Liturgist:
Kate Loysen Turek

Please note: All sermons are copyrighted by the author.