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Echoes of a life

I’m home after attending a memorial service celebrating the life of a longtime member of our church, a remarkable woman who lived Thoreau’s admonition to “live deep and suck out all the marrow of life.” The church was full and the service ran over 90 minutes. Family and friends recounted their memories spanning her 85 years, […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 4

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This episode features a conversation with Elaine Thomas. Elaine grew up in the Congregational church but found herself disagreeing with the church’s core Christian doctrine as she approached adulthood. She found Unitarian Universalism when her children were young, when a friend suggested she try the local UU church. After just one service, Elaine was hooked. […]

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Episode 4 of Be Spiritual will feature an interview with Elaine Thomas. Elaine is a self-named Yankee and grew up in the Congregational church. She has been a Unitarian Universalist (UU) since her children were young. In addition to the UU principles and her wide-ranging reading, Elaine’s religious and ethical beliefs have been shaped by […]

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