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Kintsukori

There is wonderful Japanese way of making broken things whole again while at the same time not hiding their past.

NOTE: This Sunday was supposed to be a Whole Congregation Sunday but because of the scheduled parent OWL meeting the children will start and stay downstairs at 10:30.

The Fish Who Dares to Develop Lungs

Today is the second-to-last day of our meetinghouse’s 125th year. After our forebears joyfully opened its doors, they’d face hard times again and again. But they persevered, leading one minister to liken them to “the fish who dares to develop lungs.” As one year draws to a close and another begins, let’s reflect on what it takes to move from adversity into accomplishment – both as a community and in our personal lives.