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Only one thing required of us

Only one thing required of us
Closing

There is, finally, only one thing required of us: that is, to take life whole, the sunlight and shadows together; to live the life that is given us with courage and humor and truth.

We have such a little moment out of the vastness of time for all our wondering and loving. Therefore let there be no half-heartedness; rather, let the soul be ardent in its pain, in its yearning, in its praise.

Then shall peace enfold our days, and glory shall not fade from our lives.

Source: 1997 UUMA Worship Materials Collection

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Kendyl R Gibbons

Kendyl R Gibbons

The Rev. Dr. Kendyl Gibbons is minister of the First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis. She is on the board of HUUmanists, an affiliate organization of the...

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