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Expectation: I Am That I Am – September 9, 2019

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Expectation: I Am That I Am Rev. Kevin Tarsa Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains A sermon delivered September 8, 2019   Of Beer and Balsamic This morning I’d like to talk to you about…[hold up bottle]…beer.  [open, take swig] Well, beer and…[hold up bottle]…balsamic vinegar. I don’t actually care for the taste of beer, […]

God? – August 25, 2019

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“God?” – Sermon by Jeff Stone August 25, 2019 I have an acquaintance who, a couple of years ago, wrote and published a book about coming to terms with the end of life. She told me that when she has presented this book at public readings, it is not uncommon for one or two people […]

At the Edge of Hope – January 13, 2019

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“At the Edge of Hope” –  sermon by Rev. Kevin Tarsa UU Community of the Mountains Grass Valley, CA January 13, 2019 INTRO You’ve been telling me, many of you, that hope is in short supply these days, a rare and precious commodity, what with the climate crisis and scientists’ dire warnings of immanent danger, […]

Religious Naturalism: Let the Mystery Be – Dec 9, 2018

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Religious Naturalism: Let the Mystery Be a sermon by Rev. Kevin Tarsa UU Community of the Mountains Grass Valley, CA December 9, 2018 Opening Words by Chet Raymo “I have a friend who speaks of knowledge as an island in a sea of mystery. Let this then, be the ground of my faith: All that […]

Thanksgiving Memories

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Thanksgiving Memories Rev. Kevin Tarsa Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains A sermon delivered November 25, 2018   “All life is a gift, which we are called to use to build the common good, and in so doing, make our own days glad.” What has the Thanksgiving holiday meant to you over the course of […]

Letting Your Life Speak – September 2, 2018 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa

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Letting Your Life Speak Sermon UUCM 9-2-18 Rev. Kevin Tarsa Letting Your Life Speak Rev.  Kevin Tarsa Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains A sermon delivered September 2, 2018 A reading from the Letter of St. Palmer to the Roamers: Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what […]

Wrestling with “God” – 8/26/2018 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa

Wrestling with “God” Rev. Kevin Tarsa Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains A sermon delivered August 26, 2018 Reading    “Couples Counseling” from Love Like Thunder by Jess Reynolds Reading    From Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott(see http://thenervousbreakdown.com/tnbnonfiction/2012/11/excerpt-from-help-thanks-wow-by-anne-lamott/)   Wrestling with “God”  by Rev. Kevin Tarsa Jacob’s Story – Genesis 32:22-31 In the first […]