Unity Church-Unitarian's Sermon Podcasts

With the joy of birth and hope that the Christmas season offers us, there is another side. Holy Innocents Day, an ancient Feast Day, recalls the story of the slaughter of the infants in Bethlehem as described in the Gospel of Matthew. How can this apparent evil be part of the Christmas story? How do we face the fact that we live, and many around us suffer and die, daily? Come explore how we may navigate a world full of suffering, violence, and despair.


The long midwinter nights seem almost out of time. We rush around in hope of pleasing those we love the best while the world around us slows down to starlit stillness. A quality of spiritual surrender is forcing ourselves to slow down.

Direct download: A_Guest_Thats_No_Longer_A_Guest_Rob_Eller-Isaacs_December_23_2007.mp3
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The title of this service comes from the poetry of Sufi poet, Rumi. But folk wisdom posits that guests, like caught fish are welcome for about three days.


All creation sings the secret told to Mary by an Angel. Soon God will be born again through you. Soon love will come to you in human form.

Direct download: Love_the_Guest_December_2_2007_Rob_Eller-Isaacs.mp3
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