Our Unitarian Ground

“On Unitarian Ground” a sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely Unitarian Church of Edmonton, September 8, 2019 Responsive Reading Reflection on the Seven Principles By Michael E. Sallwasser (abridged) We,…

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Buddhism II: Spreading the Lotus

Metta Karuna Prayer   O Amida, Oneness of Life and Light, Entrusting in your Great Compassion, May you shed the foolishness in myself, Transforming me into a conduit of Love.…

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Buddhism I: The Man Who Became a God

Let us cultivate boundless goodwill. Let none deceive another or despise any being in any state. Let none in anger or ill-will wish another harm Even as a mother watches…

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Understanding Racism

“Understanding Racism” a sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely, February 10, 2019 Unitarian Church of Edmonton I did not grow up aware of racism. That’s not a boast or a claim…

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Mysterious Winter

“Mysterious Winter”  a sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely Unitarian Church of Edmonton, December 23, 2018 When I was young, my second storey bedroom faced our four lane avenue in the…

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The Mystery of Christmas

“The Mystery of Christmas” A sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely December 8, 2018 Unitarian Church of Edmonton When I was small, the first real mystery of Christmas was, “What’s in…

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Making the World Safer

“Making the World Safer”  a sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely Unitarian Church of Edmonton, October 21, 2018 “Making the world safer”  That’s my sermon title.  What WAS I thinking? …

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Safe Community

“Safe Community”  a homily  by Rev. Brian J. Kiely October 14, 2018 Unitarian Church of Edmonton This week we had a contractor visiting our building.  It was the annual check of our fire…

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Sanctuary

“Sanctuary” a sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely  October 7, 2018  Unitarian Church of Edmonton A sanctuary, in its original meaning is a sacred place, such as a shrine.  It comes…

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Reclaiming Liberalism

Third in a sermon series  Rev. Brian J. Kiely   November 25, 2018 READINGS “Trump's mood takes a foul turn”  November 15, 2018 By several CNN reporters Washington (CNN) A political…

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