as preached at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, August 22, 2021 This is the second year in a row that our annual ingathering service has taken place under difficult, uncertain, circumstances. Last year, our service took place entirely online. This year, some of us have gathered in-person and others of us are participating via our livestream. This year, like last year, as the...
as preached at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, August 15, 2021 It is good to be with you this morning. It is good to create this community together through word and song. I know this rose will open.I know my fear will burn away.I know my soul will unfurl its wings. I appreciate the confidence, the faith, that our hymn projects. It is a nice reflection of classical Unitarian...
Like a deer crying for water,
my soul cries for You, O God;
my soul thirsts for God, the living God;
O when will I come to appear before God!
My tears have been my food day and night;
I am ever taunted with, “Where is your God?”