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2007 Archive

December 2007 (In English, French, Italian and German) In times of darkness we stumble towards the tiny flame. In times of cold we seek the warming fire. In times of repression we reach for the lamp of truth. In times of loss we pray for the comforting light. In times of joy we light a […]

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2006 Archive

December 2006 Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Walk humbly, now. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it. — from the Talmud submitted by the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee uusc.org November 2006 (in English, Spanish […]

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2005 Archive

December 2005 (In English and Spanish) We light this flame that represents the lightof Truth, the warmth of Love, and the energy of Action. Encendemos esta llama que representa la Luz de la Verdad, el Calor del Amor, y la Energia de la Acción. — Lillian Burlando Peace and Harmony Center, Argentina November 2005 (In […]

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David Usher

ICUU’s First President Looks Back

Remarks by Rev. David Usher in Montserrat, Nov. 2005 In late 1986, I was having coffee with a friend. He asked me about the international Unitarian scene, and after I had told him about the various national groups, he asked how they all got together. I had to concede there was no formal mechanism to […]

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2003 Archive

December 2003 (in English and Spanish) We light this chalice to remember that life is born again every day. Encendemos este cáliz como recuerdo de que la vida nace de nuevo cada día. Submitted by la Sociedad Unitaria Universalista de España November 2003 We kindle this light in the centre of our circle. May it […]

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